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    HI,
    If you see a pt in the office and set them up to come nito the hospital in about 10 days for sotalol load can you bill for an adm code if you do a seperate note, and it was planned? The CV will be done the next day after rounding on the pt and recording a note as to if the medicine did the job or not. Can the rounding visit be charged on the same day as the CV if there is a seperate note?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MARCYL View Post
    HI,
    If you see a pt in the office and set them up to come nito the hospital in about 10 days for sotalol load can you bill for an adm code if you do a seperate note, and it was planned? The CV will be done the next day after rounding on the pt and recording a note as to if the medicine did the job or not. Can the rounding visit be charged on the same day as the CV if there is a seperate note?
    We bill this quite often even for a scheduled admit; because the provider is not doing a procedure per se, there isn't a CPT code to use so it is appropriate to bill an admit.
    Use Dx code V58.83 and the code for the arrhythmia, usually 427.31.

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    Thanks we are the adm, attending and the ones doing the procedure. Would we still bill an adm and can we bill a rounding charge on the day of the procedure?

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    Our patients are generally inpatients for 3 days and we bill an admit on day one and follow-up visits for the next two days, generally 99233 as these patients need careful monitoring.

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    Thanks

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