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    Question? Can I bill a Fracture care with an EM. Example CPT 28470 with EM 99202

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    I don't bill ortho, but if the E/M service resulted in the decision to perform the fracture care and since fracture care has a 90 day global period, then I would bill the E/M with modifier 57 (decision for surgery) appended in addtion to the fracture care code.
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow
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    Yes, 99202-57, 28470

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    [QUOTE=dballard2004;123445]I don't bill ortho, but if the E/M service resulted in the decision to perform the fracture care and since fracture care has a 90 day global period, then I would bill the E/M with modifier 57 (decision for surgery) appended in addtion to the fracture care code.


    I THOUGHT SO. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP

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