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Er with admission-modifier?

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    Default Er with admission-modifier?
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    Our doc was called to the er and did a full evaluation & work up-then decided to admit the patient. Is there a modifier to get paid for both? I know you can technically only bill one e/m visit per day but this was two seperate episodes of care for the same problem.
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
    Thank you!

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    Milwaukee WI
    Default Initial Hospital Visit
    All E/M services provided on the date of hospital admission will be rolled into one Initial Hospital Visit level of service.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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