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CPT: Hospital admission and discharge codes
Changes this year include revisions to transitional care management codes and new interprofessional consultation codes.
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.
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.