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Help with cpt Codes 17000-17111

  1. Default Help with cpt Codes 17000-17111
    Clearnace Sale
    Is it ok to bill an office visit with these codes. Are they considered a surgical package??? cpc coder

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    You can if you have a significant separaately identifiable evaluation and management but you would need mod 25 on the ov.

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    Yes you can but documentation must support a significant and separate identifiable service apart from routine pre and post service work included in the 17000-17111. So, in short if the patient is just coming in for the procedure, no, I would not report an E/M. If there was a significant e/m done in addition to the procedure then you can report the appropriate e/m supported by documentation with a 25 modifier. Remember that there is a basic E/M (routine pre and post work) built into the RVU's for all procedures.

    Hope that helps!

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