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E/M code for Pre-Op visit

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    Patient comes in for a pre-op visit. My doc is not a surgeon and will not be performing the surgery. What code set do we use for the E/M in this situation? Thanks for your help!

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    I would code the E&M per the note, listing the cheif complaint as the dx.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

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    You would use 99201-99215 depending on new or established E&M.

    Hope this helps,

    Barbara
    The Oracle

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