A 32 year old male comes to the ED complaining of low back pain. A lumbar CT scan is completed. He is given an injection of an anti-inflammatory and is discharged home. Below is a subset of the claim that was submitted for this visit.
|Age:||32||Reason for Visit Diagnosis Code:||
|Gender:||Male||Principal Diagnosis Code:||
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This total weight falls into the weight range used by the EDC Analyzer™ for a visit level 3. As such, the EDC Analyzer™ would recommend that the ED visit code on this claim be 99283 or G0382.