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99211 w/pacer check

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    Cool 99211 w/pacer check
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    This is a very simple question, but my staff has me second guessing myself. Can we code a 99211 with a pacer check?

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    Yes, if medical necessity supports billing 99211, but I have never seen 99211 billed with a pacer ck.

    Dolores, CPC -CCC

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    Columbia, MO
    If all you are doing is the pacer check then there is no need for the 99211 and your documentation will not support it. All the time and observation involved is a part of the pacer check so just code for that. I do not have my book on me at this point but if you need the code let me know and I will send it as soon as I hook back up with my book.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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