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Pediatric Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Your Practice Bears Cost of Interpreter

Question: Parents that are deaf selected our practice for their newborn son. When the hospital called our pediatrician for the inpatient newborn checkup, she was told by the hospital nurse that by law we need to provide an interpreter to the patient every time that they come to the office, even if is a walk-in visit – and that the practice [...]


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