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    Default E&M during PO Global

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    Just wanted to get some opinons on the following:
    Pt came into the office during a PO global from a Colostomy
    sx for Diverticulitis. Office visit was to discuss and sched.
    Colostomy Reversal soooo wondering if it is appropriate to
    bill E&M with 24 modifier or not? (Dxiverticulitis -same dx) TIA
    Deb, CPC ANYONE?
    Last edited by Hopp; 06-18-2010 at 12:48 PM. Reason: Help with Coding ANYONE?

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    Milwaukee WI

    Default No E/M

    It's clearly related to the surgery so my vote is No E/M for this visit during the PO global period.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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