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    Red face Post Op Pain Meds and Doppler

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    Patient had a total knee replacement.

    Came in for follow-up, had some redness over knee, increased pain in calf and popliteal area.

    Doctor ordered a Venous Doppler. Patient given an RX for Antibiotic and refills on his pain medicines [x2] plus anti-inflammatory.

    This would normally be a post-operative regular visit, but with these symptoms, ordering of venous dopper to rule out blood clot and the prescribing of medications, can this visit be charged?

    Thank you,


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    This cannot be charged separately...
    Joseph Amalraj Antonisamy CPC-H

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    Default post op appt

    Thank you

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