a home dialysis patient is hospitalized for 7 days during the month of April. how will the physician report the outpatient end-stage renal disease services for that month?
-a physician will deduct the 7 days inpatient
from the 30 day month and bill 90970×23
- the physician will deduct the 7 days inpatient from the 30 day month and bill the per-month code with modifier -52
the physician will bill only for the inpatient services.
- there is no ESRD services billed when a patient is hospitalized during the month of outpatient dialysis services.