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E/M denial

  1. #1
    Worcester Ma #50805
    Default E/M denial
    Medical Coding Books
    pt. returns for follow up from surgery from right axillary hidradenitis has new complaints of perineal pain upon inspection pt. has servere hidradenitis to the perineum and is septic pt is then admitted. Can this office visit be billed with a modifier as a seperate E/m visit and not as a global visit to the original surgery

  2. #2
    Swainsboro/Statesboro, GA
    Default Admission
    Wouldn't you be billing the hospital admission and not the OV?
    Freda Brinson, CPC, COC, CEMC
    AAPC Swainsboro/Statesboro Chapter
    2017/2018 Secretary/Treasurer
    2016 Education Officer
    2014/2015 President
    Past President - 2012, 2008; Past Vice President - 2013, Past Education Officer - 2009 of Savannah, GA Chapter
    Past Member AAPCCA Board of Directors (2009-2012)

  3. #3
    Greeley, Colorado
    Hospital admit and modifier -24.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

  4. #4
    Worcester Ma #50805

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