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Medicaid Update: Transmittal #11-36 Updated Emergency Room (ER) Code Indicators

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The purpose of this Transmittal is to provide notice of updated emergency room (ER) code indicators, effective January 1, 2012. DHCF's analysis of ER indicator codes encompasses codes from 10/1/2006 forward. ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes that will be eligible for payment at the increased payment rate for emergency services are listed in the attached table.

For more information, please contact Benjamin Finder, Director of the Division of Research, Analysis and Rate Setting at 202-724-4029 or email: [email protected]