General Surgery Coding Alert

Inpatient E/M:
3 Tips Focus Subsequent Care Coding

Avoid consultation codes for Medicare. When your surgeon provides ensuing E/M services to a hospital inpatient, do you know when and how to use subsequent-care codes to capture the work? Let our expert advice help you avoid errors as you turn to the following codes when circumstances indicate: 99231 (Subsequent hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of [...]