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90801 billed 2x within same group

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    I have a group in which the pt seen the Psyhcologist which billed a 90801 on 2-20-09 and then she refers to Certified Nurse Specialist in the same group for Meds and the CNS now wants to bill a 90801 within a month. Can this be done. This does not sound right to me? But I may be wrong.
    Thanks
    Mona
    MonaLisa LaBonte CPC
    mlabonte@medbillne.com

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    Yes she can because she is a different discipline.

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    I thought this was only possible in the same practice-- if there was a different indication/presenting problem?
    Charlene

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    Thanks so much for the help!
    MonaLisa LaBonte CPC
    mlabonte@medbillne.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by cateyes856 View Post
    I thought this was only possible in the same practice-- if there was a different indication/presenting problem?
    I am not sure I understand your question...please clarify

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