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observation to admit

  1. Default observation to admit
    Medical Coding Books
    Question hosptial lists patient as beeing in observation for 1st day and then
    Inpatient Admit the next day

    99220 for Observation 1st day

    Admit Inpatient ? 99222-99223 tor the next day ?

    what if you have another hospitialist rounding on the second day inpatient how do you
    do an Admit for the patient?

  2. Default Obs to Admission
    Day 1 - initial observation 99218 - 99220

    Day 2 - initial hospital care 99221 - 99223

    I am not sure what you are asking in the second part of your question.

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