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    Observation and Discharge Codes

    July 1, 2005

    1. When should the observation code be used? Do the provider and facility need to use the same codes in order to be reimbursed for observation?

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    Navigating the Nuances of Consult Coding

    March 1, 2005

    Introduction Hospitalists often have questions related to coding for consultative services and subsequent hospital visits, especially when other specialists are managing the patient “concurrently.” If the hospitalist is practicing in a teaching hospital the guidelines can be yet more con