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    We are having a bit of a debate here, we do bill for implants, get reimbursed by some insurance companies which have been negotiated by contracts. Our debate is that a physician used a OPUS magnum implant along with a suture wire which was in a suture cartridge, which remains in the patient. Question, do I charge out for both or just the OPUS? My understanding if it goes home, its billable.

    Thank you

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    If the patient goes home with the implant you can bill it. Now will it get paid thats another story...

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    yes asc coder believe me I know howthat is -lol
    Last edited by codedog; 06-16-2011 at 03:09 PM.

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