Author Topic: patient stauts on UB04  (Read 1091 times)

triciasmp8

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patient stauts on UB04
« on: December 27, 2019, 07:00:26 PM »
Hello,

I have been changing the patient status according to what I find in the nurse patient discharge, like if a patient was brought in and discharged to law enforcement,then I change it to that, is this the correct way to do it? Our HIM ladies were told to always set as home, but I don't feel like this is correct, I very well may be wrong though. Thanks for any input!

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Re: patient stauts on UB04
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2019, 09:43:57 PM »
The patient status code is not required by every insurance but you should put what is most accurate, unless an insurance carrier requires something specific.  So I believe you are correct in changing it if the patient is being discharged to someone other than the home.
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Re: patient stauts on UB04
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2019, 09:43:57 PM »