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Pay-per-view: Multiple same-day outpatient hospital visits: Modifier -27

APCs Insider, April 15, 2011

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It's a classic example: Ragweed season is in full swing. An asthma patient presents to your ED two or three times on the same day with difficulty breathing. Although he or she doesn't need to be admitted, medical staff must ensure that the patient's airway remains open.

In this case, how does your hospital receive reimbursement for each encounter?

Continue reading “Multiple same-day outpatient hospital visits: Modifier -27” on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the April issue.



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