If he states that the patient remains critically ill and refers to his colleague's earlier note he's fine.
If he just states "change X med to Y dose - 30 minutes" (or something to that effect), then I wouldn't count it.
To bill critical care, you need to have a critically ill patient and provide critical care, face-to-face for 30 minutes or more. If the documentation doesn't clearly show either of these criteria, then you can't code critical care.
Hope that helps.
F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
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