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Frequently Used Place of Service - POS

The below-mentioned place of service codes is used more frequently. Check the detail updates following,

Frequently Used Place of Service

  • 2 Telehealth
  • 11 Office
  • 12 Home
  • 13 Assisted Living Facility
  • 15 Mobile Unit
  • 19 Off Campus-Outpatient Hospital
  • 20 Urgent Care Facility
  • 21 Inpatient Hospital
  • 22 On Campus-Outpatient Hospital
  • 23 Emergency Room – Hospital
  • 24 Ambulatory Surgical Center
  • 31 Skilled Nursing Facility
  • 32 Nursing Facility
  • 33 Custodial Care Facility
  • 34 Hospice
  • 49 Independent Clinic
  • 51 Inpatient Psychiatric Facility
  • 52 Psychiatric Facility-Partial Hospitalization

Insight about Place of Service

POS - 2 The location where health services and health-related services are provided or received, through a telecommunication system.

POS - 11 Location, other than a hospital, skilled nursing facility (SNF), military treatment facility, community health center, state or local public health clinic, or intermediate care facility (ICF), where the health professional routinely provides health examinations, diagnosis, and treatment of illness or injury on an ambulatory basis.

POS - 12 Location, other than a hospital or other facility, where the patient receives care in a private residence.

POS - 13 Congregate residential facility with self-contained living units providing assessment of each resident's needs and on-site support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the capacity to deliver or arrange for services including some health care and other services.

POS - 15 A facility/unit that moves from place-to-place equipped to provide preventive, screening, diagnostic, and/or treatment services.

POS - 19 A portion of an off-campus hospital provider based department which provides diagnostic, therapeutic (both surgical and nonsurgical), and rehabilitation services to sick or injured persons who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.

POS - 20 Location, distinct from a hospital emergency room, an office, or a clinic, whose purpose is to diagnose and treat illness or injury for unscheduled, ambulatory patients seeking immediate medical attention.

POS - 21 A facility, other than psychiatric, which primarily provides diagnostic, therapeutic (both surgical and nonsurgical), and rehabilitation services by, or under, the supervision of physicians to patients admitted for a variety of medical conditions.

POS - 22 A portion of a hospital’s main campus which provides diagnostic, therapeutic (both surgical and nonsurgical), and rehabilitation services to sick or injured persons who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization. (Description change

POS - 23 A portion of a hospital where emergency diagnosis and treatment of illness or injury is provided.

POS - 24 A freestanding facility, other than a physician's office, where surgical and diagnostic services are provided on an ambulatory basis.

POS - 31 A facility which primarily provides inpatient skilled nursing care and related services to patients who require medical, nursing, or rehabilitative services but does not provide the level of care or treatment available in a hospital.

POS - 32 A facility which primarily provides to residents skilled nursing care and related services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons, or, on a regular basis, health-related care services above the level of custodial care to other than individuals with intellectual disabilities.

POS - 33 A facility which provides room, board and other personal assistance services, generally on a long-term basis, and which does not include a medical component.

POS - 34 A facility, other than a patient's home, in which palliative and supportive care for terminally ill patients and their families are provided.

POS - 49 A location, not part of a hospital and not described by any other Place of Service code, that is organized and operated to provide preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, or palliative services to outpatients only.

POS - 51 A facility that provides inpatient psychiatric services for the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness on a 24-hour basis, by or under the supervision of a physician.

POS - 52 A facility for the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness that provides a planned therapeutic program for patients who do not require full-time hospitalization, but who need broader programs than are possible from outpatient visits to a hospital-based or hospital-affiliated facility.


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