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Splint (Pre-Fab) Application

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    Question Splint (Pre-Fab) Application
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    In order to bill for splint application, is it required that the splint be created by the physician or can you bill splint application when using pre-fab splints? I am working with a client that has typically given away velcro type splints and has never billed for applying these to their patients since they did not "create" the splint in their office.

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    Usually the allowable for a DME or Supply, includes "fitting" Mary

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    Does this also apply to items like wrist, ankle, knee braces and air casts that are pre-fabricated? Also if the supply is included in the procedure, what about casting materials? I thought those were separately billable from the procedure.

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