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    Cans someone please explain this to me when would i use this codes
    99234- observation or inpatient care
    99235- observation or inpatient care
    99236- observation or inpatient care

    please and thank you-
    Brenda Amaro, CPC

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    Apr 2007
    Greeley, Colorado


    These codes are used for admit and discharge on the same date for either observation or inpatient. CMS requires a stay of at least 8 hours.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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