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    Patient presents for Pre-Op Physical. Provider marks EM 99242. DX Pre-Op PE for Hernia. V72.83 and 553.9. Is this correct?

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    Apr 2007


    Yes, that looks correct to me. Anyone else.....

    Teresa Collins, CPC

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    Greeley, Colorado


    As long as there is a request for pre-op clearance from the surgeon and a report back to the surgeon from the provider doing the pre-op.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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