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UB04 Patient Status Codes
« on: May 19, 2015, 12:02:36 PM »
How do I find what patient status code I would use on a UB04 line 22. 

What would be the most appropriate code for inpatient residential treatment for substance abuse?  Would it change with level of care change from inpatient residential to intensive outpatient or general outpatient?


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Re: UB04 Patient Status Codes
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2015, 12:41:01 PM »
Patient status code is box 17 on the UB04.  If you are billing for services that the patient is still receiving then you would want to look at '30' "Still a patient".  If they were discharges, usually they are discharged to home so you would use '01'.  There are others but those are the two most commonly used for residential treatment.
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