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    Is a pre op exam considered a preventative exam?

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    Default PreOp and Preventative

    Quote Originally Posted by samyjw View Post
    Is a pre op exam considered a preventative exam?
    No. These are two very different encounters.

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    when coding a pre op exam is it coded E/M codes, or by age. I am not sure on this. It is a pre op for dental caries.

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