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Get to Know 99283 for E/M ED Claims

Question: The patient reported to the ED in the morning for a fever and nausea and vomiting, and the physician performed a level-three ED E/M. That evening, the same patient arrived again at the ED after falling on her sidewalk and down a few steps, causing severe abrasions and a possible broken bone. Notes for the second visit indicated a level-four [...]