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    Are X-ray's billable when performed to assess how the fracture is healing?


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    Columbia, MO
    Yes you use a V54.x code for aftercare for healing fx.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    would you also use the fracture code along with the V54. X ?

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    Columbia, MO
    no you do not code the acute fx code after the fx has been treated. It is a healing fx by definition use the V54.x code only.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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