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    patient was admitted on Jan 10 for planned surgery - thromboendarterectomy with patch graft. Discharged on Jan 11. I charge for surgery and discharge. Do I also charge for admit or is this included in surgery? I thought admits were included in surgery package. Thanks

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    Phoenix, AZ
    When was the patient seen before the admit?
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

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    If the patient came in to have the planned procedure I woudn't bill for an admit either. I'd say included in procedure...

    Jessica CPC, CCC

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