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    I would so appreciate any help on this...

    I am new to this position, and I have a Dr who wants to bill 17106 - Destruction of cutaneous vascular proliferative lesions (eg, laser technique) with his spider vein injections, 36468.

    Red Flags are going off for me, stating no no no. But I need to explain to him why. Any help available with explaning to him why. Has anyone seen this, or doing this? Have I been missing something?

    Thanks for help!

    Heather

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    Well I ran the two through Payer Path and there are no bundling issues .....but I guess it really depends on what exactly he is performing the 17106 on.
    A. McCormick, CPC, CGSC
    Walters Surgical Associates

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