General Surgery Coding Alert

CMS Update: Use POS 19 for Off Campus Outpatient Hospital Services


- Published on Fri, Jan 15, 2016
Save POS 22 for on campus. As of January 1, you should have a new place-of-service (POS) code in your surgical reporting toolbox. While you’ve been used to reporting POS 22 for all hospital outpatient services, you now must choose one of the following indicators: POS 19 (Off Campus - Outpatient Hospital) Descriptor: A portion of an off-campus hospital provider [...]





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