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    Hi, I work in family medicine and we had a scenario come up and were unsure how to handle it nor could we find any supportive information online. The question that came up in our clinic was: In order for a physician to perform and bill a procedure, for example a circumcision - must the patient be established?

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    not at all, procedures are performed on new patients all the time (ie injections, fracture care, etc).

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    Apr 2007
    Hamden, CT


    I agree with mbort, px can be done on new or est pts.

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    C.Martin CPC-GENSG

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