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I have an office that seen a patient for a sprain ankle. They charged a 99213 plus they put on an splint which was an L code. Plus they also charged 29505 for putting on the splint. There was no other DX available for this visit. Are they allowed to charge the E&M plus the administration for the splint?:confused:


True Blue
Columbia, MO
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Yes they can charge for both as long as the documentation supports significant and separately identifable E&M in addition to the application. It is not required to have two dx to do this.