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Step Carefully with E/M Code for Multiple Visits in a Single Day

Question: I work in a practice that has multiple specialties, including internal medicine, cardiology, allergy/immunology, and orthopedic. Some of our patients visit more than one specialist on a given day, seeing, for example, the internist and then the cardiologist. Is there a limit to the number of times a day I can use an E/M code such as 99212? Massachusetts Subscriber [...]