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    pt seen in ER, is reading NST 59025-26 considered medical decision making?
    can we bill seperate?
    observation codes?
    IP delivery codes?
    outpt. consults?
    thanks to all who can help

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    I would also like to know the same thing. Can anyone help?

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    Greeley, Colorado


    59025 -26 should be separately billable with observation/consult codes. Use -25 on the E/M. If done prior to delivery, I would use -59 on the NST as well.

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