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Issue Number - Name
0040 - Hospital Discharge Day Management Service
Review Type
Claim Type
Physician, Professional Services
Region and State
RAC 1-4
All States
Date Approved


Only one hospital discharge day management service is payable per patient per hospital stay. Only the attending physician of record reports the discharge day management service.

Affected Codes

  • CPT Codes 99238-99239

Applicable Policy References 

  • Social Security Act, Section 1833 (e)
  • CMS Pub. 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 12,