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POS correctional facility

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    Medical Coding Books
    Suppose a psychologist sees a patient while he is in jail. What is the POS for the claim form?

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    Seattle First Hill Washington Chapter
    09 Prison/Correctional Facility (July 1, 2006)

    A prison, jail, reformatory, work farm, detention center, or any other similar
    facility maintained by either Federal, State or local authorities for the
    purpose of confinement or rehabilitation of adult or juvenile criminal

    Below is an MLN Matters Article from Medicare:

    Here is the Medicare Claims Processing Manual (where the above info was copied from):

    Hope this helps
    Marisa G, CPC

    Coding Specialist

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    Excellent! Thanks much.

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