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Urgent Care-ER visit same day

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    Default Urgent Care-ER visit same day
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    If a patient goes to and Urgent Care facility that is owned by a hospital and treated. Then later that day need to go to the ER can the Urgent care and ER both bill for their visits?

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    We can't bill 2 E/m codes in same day, but if it is diffrent complaints we can bill the 2nd E/M code with 25 mod.


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    Columbia, MO
    The facility can bill 2 E&Ms on the same day even with the same complaint. You would use the 27 modifier on the second E&M. Your rev codes will be different. You will use the 25 modifier on both E&Ms if a procedure was performed at either encounter.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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