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Procedures following surgery

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    Ok I am new to Cardio thoracic billing or surgery billing all together.

    My ?? is this...
    When we do a surgery and the pt has a complication say for instance rapid ventricular respons and there fore an electrocardioversioin was done 6 hrs post op, Is this billable at all?

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    Why not try -78 modifier, unplanned return to the OR, with your electrocardioversion procedure code?

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