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    A provider saw a pt for a Preventive medicine service. She also documented that the pt had a life crisis and spent 20 mins on phone getting names and numbers of mental health providers. Can we charge for that seperatley?

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    Was this an inpatient or outpatient visit? If outpatient, billing for time requires, in part, direct face-to-face contact.
    Last edited by jackson7591; 08-26-2011 at 08:23 AM.

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