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    Can you use Inpatient Initial Care codes 99221-99223 more than once in the same day if different physician sees the patient?

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    Apr 2007
    Kansas City, MO


    not if the physicians are of the same group/same specialty. Medicare will accept multiple "initial" visit codes if the specialties are different.
    Linda Vargas, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC
    PMCC Licensed Instructor
    Kansas City, MO Chapter
    Member Development Officer 2016
    Harrisonville, MO Chapter President - 2013
    ICD-10 Education Coordinator- 2012
    Chapter President - 2011
    President Elect - 2010

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