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    Boardman, Ohio

    Question Medicare approved codes

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    Hi everyone! i am having a hard time getting certain claims paid from united health care--secure horizons stating medicare did not approve procedure? i have tried to research medicares' website but i cannot find anything? any suggestions??? this seems to be happening when a digestive system procedure is being done (i.e. lap appendectomy, lap cholecystectomy, removal of colon)

    any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!!!

    thanks in advance!
    Last edited by ohiocoder101; 06-17-2009 at 08:18 AM.
    Julie S., CPC
    Anesthesia Coder
    Education Officer, Cleveland Area Chapter 2016
    Email: medcoder05@gmail.com

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