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Post-op visits

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    I'm needing to develop an understanding for the use of 99024. Do any of your clinics even use this code and if so is it mainly for reporting reasons?
    I've got a patient that rec'd an ORIF of distal radius 4 wks ago and was in for f/u and cast was replaced. Is there anything that's chargable or is it all part of global since it was related to the ORIF.
    Stephanie, CPC, HCS-D

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    Our office uses the 99024 code while in the 90-day global period whether it's post-fracture or post-surgery. You can charge for the application of the replacement cast and supplies. During the 90-day follow up, you can also bill for any x-rays done during that time.

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    We do the same as Genortho.

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    Thanks so much for the information. That helps alot.
    Stephanie, CPC, HCS-D

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    Default casting during global
    also remember that the casting application should have a 58 modifier attached to indicate a planned service otherwise it will get denied.

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