What are discharge status codes?

What are discharge status codes?

A patient discharge status code is a two-digit code that identifies where the patient is at the conclusion of a health care facility encounter or at the end of a billing cycle (the ‘through’ date of a claim).

What is discharge status code 03?

03. Discharged/transferred to with Medicare certification in anticipation of covered skilled care. Do not use this for transfers to a non-Medicare certified area. For Swing Beds see Code 61 below.

What is the discharge status code for a patient transferred to a skilled nursing facility?

03 – Discharged/Transferred to a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) with Medicare Certification in Anticipation of Skilled Care. This code indicates that the patient is discharged/transferred to a Medicare certified nursing facility in anticipation of skilled care.

What is a medical status code?

“Code Status” essentially means the type of emergent treatment a person would or would not receive if their. heart or breathing were to stop.

What is the CPT code for hospital discharge?

The Hospital Discharge Day Management Service (CPT code 99238 or 99239) is a face-to-face evaluation and management (E/M) service with the patient and his/her attending physician.

What box is the discharge status on a UB?

Box 17
Required on Hospital claims. Box 17 – Patient Discharge Status: (Required if applicable) This field indicates the discharge status of the patient when service is ended/complete.

What does routine discharge mean?

1 Discharge to home or self-care (routine discharge) 2 Discharged / transferred to a general hospital for inpatient care. 3 Discharged / transferred to skilled nursing facility (SNF)

What does condition code 09 mean?

Neither patient nor spouse employed
08 – Beneficiary would not provide information concerning other insurance coverage. 09 – Neither patient nor spouse employed. 10 – Patient and/or spouse is employed, but no GHP.

What does Phi stand for?

Protected health information
Protected health information/Full name
PHI stands for Protected Health Information. The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for personal health information held by covered entities and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information.

What does CPT code 99238 mean?

Hospital Discharge Day Management Services
Hospital Discharge Day Management Services, CPT code 99238 or 99239 is a face-to- face evaluation and management (E/M) service between the attending physician and the patient. Only one hospital discharge day management service is payable per patient per hospital stay.

What is the CPT code for discharge?

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 99238 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range – Hospital Discharge Services.

What is discharge code 04?

Patient discharge status code 04 is typically defined at the state level for specifically designated intermediate care facilities.

What does discharge status 06 mean?

A: Use discharge status 06, discharged/transferred to home under care of organized home health services in anticipation of covered skilled care. If the patient is discharged home with oxygen that is not provided through a home health plan of care, use status code 01, discharged to home or self care.

What is Medicare status code?

The Status/Location (S/LOC) code for Medicare DDE screens indicates whether a particular claim is paid, suspended, rejected, returned for correction, etc. The six-character alphanumeric code is made up of a combination of four sub-codes: the claim status, processing type, location, and additional location information.