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?
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