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    Default 99201? New patient, not seen?

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    If a new patient had vital signs checked, but did not seen by the physician and sent to the ER. Nothing was documentated by the physician. Can we still charge 99201? Thank you for your help!

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    Sorry no there is no charge for this whether new or established.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Thanks Debra, that's what I think too

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