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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Behavioral Health, Rehabilitation, and Case Management Services Handbook : 6. Physician, Psychologist, and Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA) Providers : 6.14 Psychiatric Services for Hospitals : 6.14.4 Inpatient Hospital Discharge

6.14.4
Procedure codes 99238 and 99239 must be submitted when billing for a hospital discharge.
Procedure code 99238 will be denied as part of another service when billed for the same date of service by the same provider as procedure code 99239.

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