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Left against medical advice - If the patient left against

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    If the patient left against medical advice can a 99238 still be billed for that date of service?

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    Was the patient admitted as inpatient or obs? Did the MD actually see the patient?
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

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    The PA did treat the patient. We called for an ambulance, patient refused to go to the hospital. What code do you suggest to use, so that we can keep a track of all our AMA patients.

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