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How should you bill for outpatients in beds?

Briefings on APCs, September 1, 2010

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A. Assuming the observation order is written at 10 a.m. the second day, when the status is changed, then there would be 24 hours of packaged nursing care that could not be billed as observation with G0378 because the physician did not write an order, but could be billed with no HCPCS code on revenue code line 0762. 

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