A 31 year old female comes to the ED complaining of a bad cough. No labs or X-rays are completed. She is seen by a physician and is released home with a prescription. Below is a subset of the claim that was submitted for this visit.
|Age:||31||External Cause of Injury Diagnosis Code:||None|
|Gender:||Female||Principal Diagnosis Code:||J20.9, Acute bronchitis, unspecified|
|Reason For Visit Diagnosis Code:||R05, Cough||Secondary Diagnosis Code:||R05, Cough|
|Diagnostic Procedure Code:||None|
This total weight falls into the weight range used by the EDC Analyzer™ for a visit level 2. As such, the EDC Analyzer™ would recommend that the ED visit code on this claim be 99282 or G0381.