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    K8teg1987 replied to the thread fracture care.
    Point of clarification please? Are coders obligated to use fracture care codes when they apply or is it an acceptable option for offices to choose E/M billing over closed fracture care w/o manipulation codes because the “sum of the relative value...
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    K8teg1987 reacted to Gucare's post in the thread Question Orthopedic Billing with Like Like.
    I've just started with a new orthopedic practice with an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine. I have a question regarding the services he provides at the hospital. I will be submitting claims for the surgeries he performs...
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    K8teg1987 reacted to JMichelle's post in the thread fracture care with Like Like.
    The fracture codes are to be billed for the overall "90 day" treatment of the fracture. So if the ER just put the patient in a splint and referred them to an orthopedic - then yes you should bill the fracture code because your doctor is creating...
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    K8teg1987 reacted to iowagirl77's post in the thread fracture care with Like Like.
    We need more information to be able to answer this. Was the provider that saw the patient in the ER in the same group as the in-office provider? Did the first provider bill fracture care? If they are separate groups such as ER physician and...
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    K8teg1987 posted the thread fracture care in Orthopaedics.
    If patient seen in ER on 06/12/19 and they are dx w/xrays w/a fracture and given a splint, do we code w/just the E/M visit when they come in office on 06/13/19 or also code with the fracture care code and if so what modifier. If with the fracture...