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    Good Morning--

    Quick question on an office visit charge.. patient was seen and hpi done, surgery date set. Patient came back w/in a week, before surgery was done, can we charge an office visit again?? Patient was seen for same problem.


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    East Stroudsburg, PA
    Was there worsening of the problem ie increased pain, problems with ambulating? What was the purpose of the visit?

    I would say yes depending on the reason for the visit.
    ~Rebecca, CPC, COSC, CPC-I

    "To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world" ~Anonymous

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    patient actually requested visit to have another injection prior to surgery.

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