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Do you see this as 44125? Or 44120.52-44310?
PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Perforated NEC, s/p resection and abdominal closure
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Same
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Dr performed 50590, 19 days later 52332 and 52353....tried to bill but got denied for the 52332/52353 for global. I don't see 52353 w/ 50590 and a code 9 for the 52332...Need help to understand ... [ Read More ]