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    Default 90817
    Medical Coding Books
    If the provider did not document the time spent - would you say it does not support a billable service or would you recommend a subsequent hospital visit or outpatient visit depending on the setting?

    Also what documentation would you expect to see for 90817?
    Shellie Sulzberger, LPN, CPC
    Coding & Compliance Initiatives, Inc.


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    If it is evident it is a therapy note, I would ask provider to addend and add it. I dont support doing addendums often, but if he truly forgot it, than I would havehim add it. Otherwise, yes, go to a 9923_ code.

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