CPT: Hospital admission and discharge codes

January/February 2014 Issue
CPT Update for 2014 [Feature]

The author explains the code changes most likely to affect a family physician's practice. Highlights include clarifications for transitional care management codes, new interprofessional telephone/Internet consultation codes, revisions to complex chronic care coordination codes, and updates to cerumen removal and vaccine codes.

Feb 2004 Issue
How to Code for Observation Services [Getting Paid]

The author provides tips for coding and billing for complicated observation services, such as when an observation stay lasts more than one day or changes to inpatient status.

Feb 2003 Issue
Coding Hospital Admissions From Other Sites of Service [Getting Paid]

Here is what you need to know to code and be reimbursed for instances when you admit a patient from the office, the emergency department or elsewhere.

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