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Admit on day of pacer

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    If a E/P Dr sees a patient for a consult and decides that teh patient needs a pacemaker. The next day the E/P doctor does a H&P before the pacer. Can i bill the admit with a 57 modifier? or do i not bill anything but the pacer for that day, because the Dr already saw the patient for a consult the day before?

    thank you
    Whitney Raposo- CPC

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    Phoenix, AZ
    If the decision for surgery was truly on your consult day, you cannot charge for the admit.
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

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    thank you

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