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    the breast surgeon i do charges for did a radical mastectomy in the middle of june and in july the pt was admitted for pneumonia by another dr. the attending consulted the breast surgeon: THE CONSULT SAYS breast surgery. Is this considered post op for the breast surgeon or can she charge for the consult?


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    Greenville, NC

    Default post op

    Sounds like it to me. The requesting physician apparently just wanted your surgeon to look at post op healing/status and if that's the case it is post op global.

    Hunter Smith, CPC

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