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Place of service

  1. #1
    Default Place of service
    Medical Coding Books
    Do anyone know what the place of service for Long Term Care facilities???

  2. #2
    Woodland Hills
    Smile Answer in a Nutshell ...

    13 is the POS for "Assisted Living Facility," which is "Congregate residential facility with self-contained living units providing assessment of each resident's needs and on-site support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with the capacity to deliver or arrange for services including some health care and other services.

    If the Long-Term care is done at a hospice, then the POS would be 34. This facility is where the patient has something malignant.

    I would think one of those two place of service codes would cover a "Long Term Facility."

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    Default Ltac
    Thank you , for your quick reply,

    How about the E/M codes that are associated with long term. If the long term care is being provided in nursing home or in hospital could I still use place of service 13 but with nursing home codes 99304-99310 or inpatient codes???

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