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Pulmonology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Nail Down E/M Rules When Admission Occurs

- Published on Mon, Feb 26, 2018
Question: Our pulmonologist saw a patient in the office, then admitted her to the hospital, but did not visit the patient in the hospital until the following day. Do we bill for the office visit, the hospital admission, or both? Subscriber Answer: Because the physician does not see the patient until the following day in this scenario, you can [...]

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