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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

E/M Coding: Reserve these E/Ms for 'Middle-Day' Observation Coding

- Published on Fri, Dec 15, 2017
For subsequent observation days, use 99224-99226. On occasion, your neurologist could keep a patient in observation for more than two full calendar days. If she has to do this, you'll need to be ready with knowledge of a few fairly obscure observation codes. According to Medicare, the decision whether to discharge a patient from the hospital or admit the patient [...]

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