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Abscess 682.9

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    We have pt's that have abscess and they have to come back every day for drainage and changing dressings. But the insurance is not paying for the subsequent visit. Should we use wound check V58.32 as primary dx and 682.9abscess as secondary, after the initial visit. OR because is within 10 day global period we can not bill it?

    Thank you all in advance.

    Last edited by MsMaddy; 09-18-2009 at 01:16 PM.

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