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I&D Guidelines

  1. Default I&D Guidelines
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    Can someone please tell me if I can charge the amount of xylocaine used in addition to the I&D Procedure? I am being told this should be a bundled procedure and I should not charge additional for the medication. Thanks much.

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    We do not bill separately for Lidocaine, Xylocaine, Marcaine. They are considered bundled into the actual procedure being performed.
    Christy Neff, CPC, RMC
    Office Coordinator
    Witham Health Services
    Lebanon, IN

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