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Documentation requirement for 99217

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    Question Documentation requirement for 99217
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    Can someone please tell me what specifically is needed in order for us to bill a 99217 Discharge..


    Mindy Reagan CPC

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    99217 is the only discharge code when billing out patient services. With Inpt there are 2 codes for discharge and depends on time. I believe the documentation would need to be the same as 99238.

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