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ER patient & a consult by ortho

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    Default ER patient & a consult by ortho
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    I'm new to the ED billing and need some clarification, please. A pt comes in ED with a dislocated finger. Ortho is called in for an attempt to relocate the is the E/M code billed? Or is it simply a consult code? or both with a modifier? Thanks for your help.

  2. #2
    Milwaukee WI
    Default Please clarify
    Please clarify ... are you coding for the ED physician
    or for the Ortho doc
    or for both
    or for the hospital?

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Is this for ED physician coding only?

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