Coding for inpatient neonatal and pediatric critical care and intensive care services proves to be challenging for many coders and physicians. The coding requirements are very different from reporting other evaluation and management (E/M) services because

For that reason, this issue of AAP Pediatric Coding Newsletter™ is devoted entirely to coding for these services.

Please review “Coding Quandary: Initial and Subsequent Hospital Care of the Sick Newborn” for specific details on reporting services provided to a sick newborn.

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