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Bill ER and admit same day

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    Default Bill ER and admit same day
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    If patient is seen in the ER and is admitted by the Hospitalist can both charge?

    Patient has Medicare insurance

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    You would do your E/M level from the ER physician and then the hospital admit from the hospitalist...
    Susan Edwards, CPC, CEDC, AAPC Fellow
    Swainsboro/Statesboro Georgia President

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    Grand Rapids, MI
    If the same doc is providing both services I would bill the highest level for that DOS. Medicare will only accept one e/m code per DOS from one doc/specialty so I would choose the highest level. For your situation, the Admit code.

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