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EM Coding Alert

Emergency Codes:

Report More Than 1 ED E/M Code to Pay Multiple Professionals

Don’t try to get paid for a nurse’s work in the ED when the patient doesn’t see a physician. When two physicians, your emergency doctor and a consultant from your group, provide services during the same emergency department (ED) encounter, you can report the same ED code for each provider — but your claim’s success depends on detailed documentation from [...]



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