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    Apr 2007
    Oak Brook, IL

    Default Multiple Surgery Rule

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    Is the any hard and stead fast rule that insurance always have to apply the multiple
    surgery rule or can this be appealed?


    Katie Werner, CPC, CPMA

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    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default Multiple Surgery Rule

    The multiple surgery rule is pretty much universally applied ... and with good reason.

    After all you don't have double the pre- and post-operative care just because you performed two surgeries in one session. The reduction for the subsequent surgery takes this into account.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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