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Old 10-21-2008, 12:44 PM
mistyespinoza mistyespinoza is offline
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Our ED phys often document a hematoma block as a procedure that they performed. I have researched the CPT book and code it right and have been unable to find the correct CPT code. Can anyone HELP PLEASE!
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Old 10-21-2008, 05:23 PM
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Please refer to the website below regarding Hematoma Block.

I don't think this is something you would need to code in conjunction with an actual fracture procedure. (unless you do coding for anethesia as well?)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hematoma_block

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