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    Bangor, Maine

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    If patient comes into the ED and the only facture treatment received was a spinlt application, you can't still code an E&M can you? I was readin some older posts and someone had said that you could since the doc examined the area that was injured. I thought that you cuold only charge for the splint???

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    You can bill an E&M code along with the splint. Attach modifier 25 to the E&M code

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    I thought you could ALWAYS bill an E/M when the physician evaluates the patient in the ER. What am I missing?

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