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intraoperative fracture during total hip replacement

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    Default intraoperative fracture during total hip replacement
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    I have a md that wants to bill for the repair of the fracture as well as the hip replacement.
    Can you do that?
    Tina Wosmek CPC, COSC

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    Quote Originally Posted by twosmek View Post
    I have a md that wants to bill for the repair of the fracture as well as the hip replacement.
    Can you do that?
    First you should check your cci edits - they may be included, so then no.

    I believe medicare says no - heard that at a seminar (Margie Vaught) - commercial payors should have their own policies.

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