That depends. What type of provider is doing the admission? MD? Inpatient admission? If it's an inpatient admission by an MD, the provider may choose to use an E/M code for admission or the 90801 (assuming the documentation meets the requirements). I know often the MDs will use the E/M codes for these admissions as most carriers have a limit on the number of 90801s reimbursable in a year (usually a rolling calendar year).
Hope this helps!
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