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    Default ED Serviced Provided to Deceased Patient

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    If a patient is pronounced dead in the field by an ED physician via the phone. The patient is then brought to the ED and examined by the ED physician, can this service be billed?

    Alicia, CPC

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    Yes, we can if he examined
    Nandha CPC

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    Apr 2007
    Bangor, Maine


    I just did a case like this, this morning. Had trouble with the Dx though, because all the physician wrote was DOA. I sent it back for clarification, and it came back the exact same way..uugghhh!

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