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billing 2 office for the same day

  1. #1
    Locust Grove Georgia
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    "Wanted to know if it's possible to submit two separate visits for the same patient by the same physician on the same day. The patient was seen in the am left and return a few hours later for a different medical problem"

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    Hi, Yes, use modifier to show.

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    Yes you have to append modifier 25 to the second office visit

  4. #4
    Spokane WA
    Medical Billing
    If the pt is seen for different reasons, different dx at each visit, I would bill both E&M's with -25 modifier. If they were seen for the same reason, I would add time, bullets, etc,. together to get total E&M level with Prolonged service, if applicable.

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