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E/M code

Annie Posted Mon 11th of April, 2016 12:37:15 PM
If a patient is in holding for suicide ideation at a hospital, does the physician code the lowest e/m code or code the same as an inpatient.
SuperCoder Answered Tue 12th of April, 2016 03:20:25 AM
As per the given scenario, I think the physician should be coding an E/M code, however the choice of code would depend upon the details of the case.

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