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Hospital Billing

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    Patient was seen in the hospital and had an drainage of an abcess. Can I bill this separate from the hospital charge?

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    your question is unclear. Was the patient in the inpatient setting? or was this performed in the outpatient clinic? If you are asking can you charge a facility charge and the I&D then yes as long as you support both with the documentation and use a 25 modifier. If this is not what you were looking for then please rephrase the question or add more information.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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