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Post op admission

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    Greeley, Colorado
    Default Post op admission
    Medical Coding Books
    We have a patient who had orthopedic surgery at our facility and was subsequently admitted to the hospital across the street on the same day for intractable pain, nausea, and vomiting - by the surgeon. I'm pretty sure he can't code for this because it is a post op complication not requiring a return to surgery. Just looking for support (one way or the other). Thanks all.

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    I see it the same way as you

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