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    Are you supposed to bill for E&M (99221 etc) when they do a surgery or is that considered part of the surgical package?

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    If the 99221 was the decision for surgery, then you can bill it with a modifier 57. Otherwise, DO NOT bill because it is part of the global surgical package.

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    Thank you for your help.

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