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    Twins were delivered Twin A was admitted and discharge on the same day that required intensive observation. Can I code 99463 for Admit/DC with 99477 for intensive observation care? Twin B was discharged on the 2nd day with the same intensive obersvation care. So can I code 99238 for DC and 99477 for other care?


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    Milwaukee WI

    Default 99477

    Twin A - 99463 and 99477 bundle, so no you cannot code both on the same DOS. I would code 99477 only.

    Twin B - 99477 for day 1. 99238 or 99239 (depending on time documented) for discharge day.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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