I would code the Surgeon visit as a Inpatient consult (using consult codes if non-MCare and 99221-99223 if MCare). If you code an outpatient service, your claim will be denied because the hospital claims will show pt's status as Inpt.
This raises a question thou: ER Docs ask for a consult to assist them in treating the patient under their care in the ER. But the Ortho Doc has already taken over this patient and admitted. The person asking for the consult does so because he expects to continue to treat the pt but the ER is no longer treating.
To me the Surgeon missed his window for the ER consult and should get a new consult request from Ortho Doc who admitted. Pt is under the Ortho's treatment plan and could be completely different that what was being done in the ER. Maybe a surgeon consult is not even needed at this time
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