Question: the patient was seen in the emergency department ed at...
The patient was seen in the emergency department (ED) at 10:00 a.m. for right lower quadrant pain; the ED physician performed an expanded problem-focused history and exam. Ultrasound revealed an inflamed appendix. A surgeon was called in, who evaluated the patient (conducting a level 3 new patient E/M service) and performed outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy at 1:00 p.m. for ruptured appendix with abscess. The patient was discharged at 9:00 a.m. the next morning.
What is the appropriate procedure/services?
What are those services CPT codes?
What are those services ICD 10 Diagnosis codes?