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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Here’s the Inpatient, Office Consult Difference

Question: Is there a difference between an office consultation and an inpatient consultation? When should we use each code set? Pennsylvania Subscriber Answer: Keeping in mind that Medicare stopped paying for consultations in 2010, you would use the codes depending on the patient’s hospital status at the time of the consultation if your non-Medicare payer covers the service. According to [...]

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