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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Go After These After-Hours Codes

Question: A patient called and said she thought she had a detached retina, and we scheduled her to come in at 4:00. She ended up running late and didn’t show up until 4:45, and the doctor (who was also running late) didn’t see her until 5:15. Our practice closes at 5:00. Which code should we report to reflect the after-hours [...]