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    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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    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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