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Surgical Clearance

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    Question Surgical Clearance
    Medical Coding Books
    Any one having a problem w/ PCP offices being contacted for surgery clearance? Are they asking for your surgery CPT code to bill out for part of your surg package? They Wont schedule THEIR OWN patients for surg clearance unless you supply them w/this info?

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    Phoenix, AZ
    We get calls from PCP office for CPT codes for surgery. However, they are usually attempting to obtain auth for our surgeries or are trying to help us obtain auth for surgeries. I have never heard of a PCP office billing our surgery codes.
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

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