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need help CPT code and POS code

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    my practice is having a problem....

    What code should i be using for a consult done in observation in the hospital but we r not the admitting doctor????

    Also what is the P.O.S. code for it????

    I have been using a new or est office level and the P.O.S. as 22.

    Is anyone else out there having the same problem???

    we r being denied for these claims from almost ever carrier.....

    i have also tried to use new or est office levels with P.O.S. as 23 still being denied..

    i am asking for any suggestion u may have, really need to get this resolved...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bellsmom View Post
    my practice is having a problem....

    What code should i be using for a consult done in observation in the hospital but we r not the admitting doctor????

    Also what is the P.O.S. code for it????

    I have been using a new or est office level and the P.O.S. as 22.

    Is anyone else out there having the same problem???

    we r being denied for these claims from almost ever carrier.....

    i have also tried to use new or est office levels with P.O.S. as 23 still being denied..

    i am asking for any suggestion u may have, really need to get this resolved...
    Why aren't you using the observation codes? 99224-99226
    I believe pos 22 is correct.

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