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hospital suture removal charge

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    Medical Coding Books
    do facilities also report 99024 for suture removal if nothing else is done? the same ER doc that placed the sutures is removing, so i know i can't charge for that, but am not sure as far as facility fees, and don't want to miss charging for a billable service.

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    Columbia, MO
    It should be a facility E&M, your facility criteria should have this incorporated to tell you what the visit level should be. Facility has no global.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    After I hit the "post" button, I did just that. Sometimes I think I make things too hard.

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