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    What code should be used for consultations done at the hospital, that is covered by medicare?

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    It depends on the service but either initial or subsequent hospital codes are the ones to be used for Medicare

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    If it is an inpatient Medicare consult, look at cpt 99221-99223 depending on the level. If it is an outpt Medicare consult, look at your new pt or est pt codes.
    Hope this helps ya

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