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Otolaryngology Coding Alert


2 Tips Show You How to Capture Separate-Site E/M Services

Look to admission date when coding outpatient-to-inpatient encounters. You won’t miscode encounters in which a visit or consult leads to an admission if you follow this simple rule: Always claim one E/M service per date-of-service. When otolaryngologists provide outpatient care prior to admitting the patient to the hospital, coders aren’t sure how to capture both E/M services. To make sure [...]

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