Author Topic: HOSP BILLING QUESTION  (Read 1100 times)

NASCARRACER25

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HOSP BILLING QUESTION
« on: October 23, 2008, 10:42:18 AM »
DO THE INSURANCE COMPANIES USUALLY PAY FOR THE SUB HOS VISIT LEVEL 1 AND THE DISCHARGE SEPARTE OR ARE THEY COMBINED IN THE DELIVERY OF A BABY

Michele

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Re: HOSP BILLING QUESTION
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2008, 11:38:54 AM »
If you are saying that the sub hospital visit level 1 and discharge are on the same date, then you can bill them separately if the visit was separate from the discharge, using a 59 modifier on the sub hospital visit code.  Not all insurances will allow them separate, but some will.   

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