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    I need some help. I have a scenario in which an internal medicine doctor saw her patient in a hospitals emergency room. the physician was the attending physician and she sent the pt to hospice with a note.

    can i use the 99281- 99285 codes and use the pos 23 and facilit hospital or should i use the office vsit codes i am confused.

    Oh physician is the pts PCP. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

    thank you
    Last edited by EverythingCoding; 12-09-2009 at 02:36 PM. Reason: add more info

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    Milwaukee WI
    Default No other ER doctor
    If there was no ER specialist who is using the 9928x codes, then Yes, your physician may use those codes for this encounter.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    thank you for the reply. this helps me a lot.

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