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Coding for 911 Call

Question: One of our patients presented for a sick visit but was so ill that the physican called 911 and had an ambulance come and take her to the hospital. Which code should we report for this critical patient that required 911 dispatch? Answer: You should charge the insurer based on the actual services you performed, since CPT® does not [...]