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Preop vs PE ?

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    Hello guys, I have a question... I have a pt, who was scheduled for a PE, but was being seen for a Preop... Doc's notes states in first line (pt words) he is there for a preop but then in second paragraph he states (doc) he is here for PE. At end of note in assesment and plan doc says again he is there for a preop. Issue is visit was coded wrong and went as a ov and we are trying to figure out if it should go as a consult or PE.. What does anyone think?

  2. #2
    Columbia, MO
    Office visit, you should not be billing a pre op encounter as a consult.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    So are you saying all preops should go as a reg ov?

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    never mind got the answer to that ? thanks for the info... Tiffany

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    Columbia, MO
    Quote Originally Posted by TiffanyNH View Post
    So are you saying all preops should go as a reg ov?
    That is correct!

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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