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    Default observation to admit

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    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?

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    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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