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    Patient came in to have her wound looked at and repacked. Has an abscess on her arm, that she went to the ER for because she thought it was a spider bite. We removed the gauze the ER placed and repacked it with new gauze and having patient return to do this again in 2 days. Nothing else done, no sutures removed, no repairs, nothing. Would these visit be just a regular E&M?
    Sherry Sandvig
    Office Manager
    Dr. Vaughn and Dr. Batayola

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    I would bill an E&M visit

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