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x-ray included in global?

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    Default x-ray included in global?
    Medical Coding Books
    If a patient returns for reassessment after an ankle fracture and the doctor takes an x-ray and prescribes pain meds, would this be coded as 99024 and also the x-ray? Or would is the x-ray included in global package?
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    Duluth, Minnesota
    you would code the xray also
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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    Yes, you charge the xray if your physcian read it and dictates a separate report.

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