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Topic Originator: shirlene meernik
Post Date September 17, 2014 @ 9:30 AM
coding new hospital visits

shirlene meernik
September 17, 2014 @ 9:30 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

If documentation does not support the lowest level of initial hospital visits (99221) is it acceptable to drop it to the correct level of a subsequent care visit? We have heard it both ways and now are wondering which is correct.

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