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    Worcester Ma #50805

    Default E/M denial

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    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

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    Apr 2007
    Swainsboro/Statesboro, GA

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    Wouldn't you be billing the hospital admission and not the OV?
    Freda Brinson, CPC, CPC-H, CEMC
    2014 President AAPC Swainsboro, GA Chapter
    Past President - 2012, 2008; Past Vice President - 2013, Past Education Officer - 2009 of Savannah, GA Chapter
    Past Member AAPCCA Board of Directors (2009-2012)

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    Greeley, Colorado


    Hospital admit and modifier -24.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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    Worcester Ma #50805



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