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Need help with billing for pre-op

  1. Question Need help with billing for pre-op
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    Here is a scenario we are dealing with:
    Patient comes in the office and the doctor recommands arthroscopic surgery as an option for Treatment.
    Patient is undecided and wants to go home to think about it. A week later the patient makes an appointment and tells the doctor he wants the surgery. Can the doctor bill an H&P that day?
    I hope somebody can help me with this.
    Thank you.

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    I think that you can use the pre-op H&P if it is within 15 days of the surgery. I'm not positive about this, at first I thought it was 30 days, but I can't remember.

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    Thank you for your input.

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