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Inpatient sub care and discharge day

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    Question Inpatient sub care and discharge day
    Medical Coding Books
    I have a physician that wants to bill for an inpatient subsequent care day, and discharge day management for the same date of service. I know you can't bill for both on the same date. How do you bill for this correctly?

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    We would bill the discharge in that scenario

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    Greeley, Colorado
    99238 unless he states time more than 30 minutes (99239).
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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