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E@M CODING ER FROM CPT BOOK

Kathy Posted Mon 30th of June, 2014 17:06:40 PM

SENERIO QUESTION?
A 34 YEAR OLD MALE COMES IN WITH A PAST HISTORY OFGERD DEPRESSON AND DIABETES SUGAR HAS BEEN RUNNING 108 CAME IN THE ER FOR EAR PAIN DIAGNOSIS IS OTIIS MEDIA THE ER DOCTOR WROTE A PRESCRITION AND TOLD HIMT O CONTINUE TAKING HIS REGULAR MEDS AND RETURN TO ER ID CONDITION WORSENS. I NEED THE E@M CODE PLEASE I AM GUESSING 99283 0R 99284?

Kathy Posted Mon 30th of June, 2014 17:07:54 PM

73449 IS WHAT AN EM CODE FOR ER I AM USING 1995 GUIDELINES?

SuperCoder Answered Tue 01st of July, 2014 03:33:18 AM

Thanks for your question.

From the understanding of short description of ER visit provided by you, we would recommend you to use 99283.

Thanks !!

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