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Pediatric Coding Alert

E/M Coding:
Use Different Codes for Some Peds Critical Care Patients

Hint: Observe the 71-month threshold for 99291, 99292. When a pediatrician has to provide critical care for one of her patients, you cannot just report 99291/99292 and send the code in for payment. Why? There are different code sets for younger patients who receive critical care, and still different code sets for neonates. Read on to get all the info [...]