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    I was just informed by a co-worker that one of her insurance companies mentioned that we should be using a "Pre-Op procedure" code instead of an e/m code (this insurance company no longer accepts consult codes). I cannot find any procedure code in the CPT book related to a 'Pre-Op' exam. Is there one?

    Liz CPC-A

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    V72.8X - (Look it up to find the last digit)

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