00082 – Billable for Exclusive Bedside Monitoring of an unstable patient. MSP rate $63.47 per 30mins
- managing pt family
- discussion with other health care professions
- arranging transfers.
- Call out/continuing care not payable with critical care fee codes****
E-NOTE – must be concise and helpful if under 20 characters, for electronic ease of payment
**Must Indicate – what body system were being monitored, must be for total bedside monitoring.
Examples – keep note short – “respiratory”
Reason for rejections: Billable in 30 min blocks and you must critical care monitoring was done. Often physicians comment about arranging transfers, or discussion with colleagues, or ordering of tests. This is NOT billable for continuous bedside since your focus is not directly on the patient. These statements should be avoid.
E-note Example. “1600-1630 – respiratory, lungs, 1630-1700 – cardiac, vitals” (so MSP pays both units)