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    Richmond, VA

    Default What diagnosis for surgery f/u after global period

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    Hi everyone, just wondering what diagnosis to use for a follow up to surgery after the global period has ended and we can bill an e&m? with no problems?


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    Apr 2007
    Bangor, Maine


    need a little more info. Was it just an office visit or was it a follow up surgery? Was it a planned? Was it from complications? Was anything else reviewed, any other problems?

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    V58.49 Post Surgical Care
    Yes, you can bill an E&M code, according to whatever level the Dr feels necessary.

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