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labor and delivery consult code

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    Default labor and delivery consult code
    Medical Coding Books
    If an ob patient is seen at the hospital in labor and delivery for abd pain but is not admitted, would you use an outpatient consult ie: 99241 code or observation code ie: 99217? Thanks!

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    Greeley, Colorado
    Does it qualify as a consult or is this her usual doctor? Same day admit/discharge whether outpatient obs or inpatien is coded 99324 - 99326.

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    seen by regular ob dr. thanks

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