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Nurse 99212?

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    Default Nurse 99212?
    Clearnace Sale
    Can a nurse bill a 99212 if the time is documented??

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    Columbia, MO
    absolutely not. E&M levels are always provider levels (physician, NP, PA), the 99211 is referred to as a "nurse" level but truely it is not. It is a provider level that the provider is allowed to charge when a qualified ancillary staff member is the one face to face with the patient carrying out the physicians orders, while the provider is in the immediate office suite area.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Default Thank you
    Thank you.....i was asked and i was pretty sure the answer was no but i wanted a second opinion.

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