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Fam Pract Manag. 2004;11(10):35-36

A limit to 99214?

When someone else discharges your hospitalized patient

Coding a flu shot

Coding for a delivery by the resident

Same-day E/M & circumcision

Coding assessment and CPR

Observation to inpatient status

Coding for sports event coverage

ICD-9 code for hearing loss

Maintenance of a PICC line

Editor’s note: While this department attempts to provide accurate information and useful advice, third-party payers may not accept the coding and documentation recommended. You should refer to the current CPT and ICD-9 manuals and the Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management Services for the most detailed and up-to-date information.


Send questions and comments to, or add your comments below. While this department attempts to provide accurate information, some payers may not accept the advice given. Refer to the current CPT and ICD-10 coding manuals and payer policies.

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