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    pt comes in to medical er for suicide attempt ,medical dr do all the exam and ask for psych dr to visit pt what are cpt code foe billing these two dr?

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    pt comes into ER for suicide attempt,Medical dr does all exam and ask psych DR to evaluate pt.What are billing codes for these two dr?which consultation code is more apporpriate?inpt consultation or outpatient consultation code?

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    The ER (or ED) is an outpatient facility of the hospital.

    I notice that you replied to your own message so you could present additional information and questions.

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    Ron McKenzie, CPC-A
    Greater Orlando FL Chapter

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    you would code just the ed provider and due to asking for a consult with the psych dr. you would add that to the MDM when putting your level on the acct. the psych office would code for the consult that the psych made at the ed.

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