According to CMS it would not be appropriate to routinely bill separately for drug administrations following surgery. Most drug administrations provided following surgery are related to the procedure (i.e. pain medication, anit-nausea, etc). The only time a drug administration could be billed separately is if the reason for the drug is unrelated to the procedure and documented in the medical record. See website:
However, it is appropriate to bill for the drug.
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