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Injections and infusions

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    May we bill injections and infusions postoperative that are not integral to the procedure?

    Example: Patient has IV Toradol and Morphine, for pain management, after the patient left PAR but before being discharged from the hospital.

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    I would seem to think you can. Now, if they were used "during" the procedure I would say not, but afterwards I would say for sure yes.

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    Capital Coders, Columbia, SC
    Use modifier 79 Unrelated procedure or service by the same physician during the post-operative period. Although minor, injections and infusions are procedures.

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