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    Default Nasal bleeder same day

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    Patient had Endoscopic sinus surgery and went home . 3 hours later had to come back for endoscopic cautery and packing for a post op nasal bleeder. Can I code that also?

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    yes you can code the procedure with modifier 78 unplanned return to operating room

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