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  1. #1
    Default Please Help
    Medical Coding Books
    Hello! Does anyone know if there is a code or a modifier that can be used to indicate that a patient was urgently worked in and took time away from other scheduled patients?


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    I would say "No" they were just considered a walk-in. But i could be wrong. We bill these patients as all others. They are just considered add-on's or walk-in's.

  3. #3
    San Gabriel Valley,CA
    No there is not a code for that as to my knowledge. Patient would be considered a walk in patient that needed urgent care.
    Elizabeth M., CCS, CPC, ICD-10 CM/PCS
    Multi Specialty Coder/Compliance Auditor/ICD-10 Educator

  4. #4
    Milwaukee WI
    Default 99058
    Look at 99058 to see if that describes the service provided.

    This may NOT be payable by most carriers, so be sure you have an ABN.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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