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We get a lot of visits for pre-op clearance for surgeries. Should we be using simply the regular E/M codes for this or are their specific codes for pre-op visits? It appears that there were codes for this in the past, but not anymore (at least for Medicare). Also, are there any specific requirements for pre-op visits (e.g. needs to be requested by the surgeon, or needs to be done no more than 2 days prior to the procedure)?