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  1. Default ride along for transport-medically necessary
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    If an NP must ride along on an ambulance transport, based on the medical necessity of the patient, can this service be billed? How should it be reported?

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    Milwaukee WI
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    Unfortunately the only specific codes for medical transport are for pediatric patients under age 24months.

    Is this continued critical care? You could use 99291-99292 code if you have at least 30 minutes.

    Otherwise I would use the 99499 Unlisted E/M and have great documentation to send in support.

    Good luck and let us know how this turns out.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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