Results 1 to 2 of 2

In Patient Consults

  1. Question In Patient Consults
    Medical Coding Books
    I'm I correct in understanding that the codes to use for in-patient consults are the Initial hospital "admit" codes? 99221-99223,

  2. #2
    Location
    Phoenix, AZ
    Posts
    620
    Default
    For Medicare and other carriers not recognizing the consult codes, yes you are correct.
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-24-2015, 09:28 PM
  2. New Patient Consults
    By East Coast in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-18-2012, 06:21 PM
  3. Established patients as consults in patient
    By stullvs in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-19-2011, 12:37 PM
  4. Hospital consults for established patient??
    By maitri1970 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-21-2009, 04:27 PM
  5. In Patient Consults VS Transferred Care
    By khoffman in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-14-2008, 02:27 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?

Login

Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.