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    Default Inpt. Consult with procedure same day

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    10180 - -CMPLX DRAIN 998.89 -POST OPERAT
    99252 -57-INIT IP CON 998.89 -POST OPERAT

    Can I bill a these two codes together??? It's a consult on the same day as a procedure (not done in OR) The insurance states this is "improper coding". I cannot find any guidelines that tell me otherwise. Help! -Thanks

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    Bill 99252 with modifier 25 as it is a minor surgery.

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    Ok thank you very much!

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