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    If my doctor performed critical care on a patient and then the patient expired on the same day, Can I bill a 99291 and 99238 (for the death pronouncement) using a modifier? Any information is appreciated.

    Thank You,

    Kristin B

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    Let me think about this. Critical care performed, while pt living...then later they expired...Sure, I would code 99291-25 and 99238.

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