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    I have a dr. that used a hemoclip s/p polypectomy site. There was no bleeding after removing the polyp, but hemoclip was placed to prevent the site from bleeding.I know if we caused bleeding we cannot bill, but can you use the control of bleeding cpt due to prevent the site from bleeding?

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    San Antonio, Texas

    Default Hemoclip

    No, he cannot bill for the hemoclip.
    Diana Wilson, CPC. CPMA, CPC-I
    PMCC Instructor

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    Thanks, I appreciate the response

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