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If doesn't qualify for 9921 can we changed to inpt consult level 1?

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    Question If doesn't qualify for 9921 can we changed to inpt consult level 1?
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    If our doctor did an Admit H&P but he did no ROS, can I count this an a level one Inpatient consult? Can you change it even though our physician is the admitting physician?


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    It wouldn't fit the definition of a consult. Depending on the documentation and the payer, you may be able to charge either the unlisted code or a subsequent visit.

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