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osbservation/inpatient billing

  1. Default osbservation/inpatient billing
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    Insurance is denying claim because pt was in observation for 2 days and then admitted to inpatient what is the best way to bill for this???

    Thank you in advance

  2. #2
    Milwaukee WI
    Default What DID you bill?
    What DID you actually code/bill?
    What exactly is being denied? and for what reason?

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

  3. #3
    Seacoast- Dover New Hampshire
    You cannot have an observation and inpatient on the same day> what we do is IE pt in obs for 2 days ,MD decides to admit full we do not use the 2 day as pos obs we use inpt with the minimal admit code.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

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