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inpatient visit along with ov

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    If a primary doc has an office vist that provokes an admit at the hospital, can we bill both? The primary doc and the admitting doc are NOT the same.

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    Default OV and admit
    I would ask you this:

    Do the admitting doc and the OV doc work together? Specifically, do they submit charges with the same tax id?

    If the OV is done by Doc A with tax id 123 and the admission is done by Doc B with tax id 123, then I would bill the admission only.

    However, if OV is done by Doc A with tax id 123 and the admission is done by Doc B with tax id 789, then Doc A bills OV and Doc B bills admission.

    Hunter Smith, CPC

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