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    A medicare/medicaid patient comes in for a pre-op visit 6 days prior to her surgery. The physician doing the pre-op is also the surgeon. Does this visit fall under the global since it is pre-op for hysterectomy 90 day global or is it billable?

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    Yes-it would be a non-billable pre op visit
    Tesja Erickson, CPC, CPMA COBGC, CEMC
    The Coding Surgeon
    Medical Documentation & Coding Consultant
    codingsurgeon@tesja.com
    2012 AAPC Idaho Falls Chapter President
    2011 AAPC Idaho Falls Chapter President-Elect

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    Thank you for your help!

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