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Orthopedic Coding Alert

E/M Coding: Use Updated Descriptor Info on Observation Coding

- Published on Thu, Dec 28, 2017
CPT® 2018 shifts language to end outpatient confusion on 99217, 99218-99220. Reporting your providers' observation services can be tricky work if you don't pay attention to the details. Why? You have two sets of codes to choose from for the services, and the answer to which codes you use will depend on payer, length of stay, and several other factors [...]

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