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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Rapid City, SD

    Default Consult in the ER

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    What set of cpt codes are appropriate for physicians called in for consults in the ER? I thought only 1 physician can bill out from 99281-99285 per visit to the ER.

    Any help is greatly appreciated!!

    R Hedges

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    Per CMS, the consultation in the ER is coded with 99281-99285 unless the consuting provider admits the patient.

    see the bottom of page 4....


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    Apr 2007
    Rapid City, SD


    Thanks much!! That is exactly what I needed

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