I can't think of a reason NOT to bill the outpatient encounter. Yes, ultimately the patient was sent to the ED, but that doesn't negate your office encounter. The MD still put in the time.
This is the best reference I've found for E/M-related questions though on quick perusal, I don't see something EXACTLY like what you're asking:
If it was me, I'd bill for the office visit as long as you have supporting documentation.
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