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    Default Postop Admission

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    My Doc admitted a pt. following a vental hernia repair for postoperative management - Can I bill for the admit 99223 or not? Thanks Cricket

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    unfortunately no

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    Duluth, Minnesota


    you cannot, I agree with mbort - (page 12, CPT 2008 professional edition)
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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    Milwaukee WI

    Default Is your doc the surgeon?

    If you are coding for the surgeon, then this is in the global period. You'd only be able to bill if there was a need to return to the OR.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC

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