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Medicare Elimination of Consult Codes

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    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?

    Thanks
    Sincerely,

    Kristie Stokes, CPC, CPMA, CCS, CMDP, 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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    Hopefully by Nov 1 we will have the final rule.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

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