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    Hello - If a nurse applies the compression (29581) can the physician bill for it? We have a Wound Care setting and the nurses are on the hospital side and our docs are on the part B side. CAn our docs bill for the 29581 is the nurse applies the compression? The physician does check it beofre the patient leaves???

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    If the nurse is applying it, the facility would get the charge. The doctor would actually have to apply it themselves to bill for it also.

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    Wow! Do you know where I can find anything in writing to submit to administration? I see what you're saying, but I keep going back and fourth on it.
    Thanks for your help!

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