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Thread: Medicare Elimination of Consult Codes

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Pensacola, FL


    AAPC: Back to School
    We were told that if our physician's see a patient for the initial visit in a hospital inpatient stay, we will be charging out an admit code rather than a new patient consult code?? Has anyone else heard this?


    Kristie Stokes, CPC, AIHC ICDCT-CM

    AAPCCA Board of Directors 2014-2017
    Region 1 - Northeast
    Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York

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  2. #12
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Seacoast- Dover New Hampshire


    Hopefully by Nov 1 we will have the final rule.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

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