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Coding Corner: Revisiting Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care Services
This article was first published in the May/June/July 2019 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing.
Neonatal and pediatric critical care coding guidelines have been modified over the years, but the definitions remain the same. The patient must meet the same clinical criteria as for the adult critical care codes 99291 and 99292. Critical care can be provided by a physician(s) or other qualified healthcare professional(s) of medical care for critically ill or injured patients...
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