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    Apr 2007

    Question Tube Thoracostomy

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    Can 32551 and 32421 be billed together. According to the NCCI edits they are ok. Wellcare has denied a claim and sent a description of the codes, which are almost alike in wording. The only thing I have to go my are the NCCI edits and they are telling me I can bill both. Anyone else have any experience and/or knowledge on this?

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    Apr 2007


    Why are you billing both? Were there 2 separate sites?

    Laura, CPC

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