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    Patient had surgery and was discharged. Ended up with complications and returned for hospital stay during post op period. No additional surgery performed. Any modifier I can attach to this for Medicare?
    Andi M.

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    mod 24 if return to hospital dx is different than surgery dx

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    For Medicare patients, you can only charge for complications if there is a return to the operating room.

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