Author Topic: orthopedic open reduction  (Read 703 times)

bcotton

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orthopedic open reduction
« on: September 13, 2011, 04:22:18 PM »
Patient has started treatment on a clavicle fracture, when the pt. follows up depending on what the fracture looks like Dr. may decide to go forward with and Open Reduction. Do I  bill fracture  care now, then if he decides you can use the decision for surgery modifier or hold off on fracture care until he decides what the plan will be.

Michele

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Re: orthopedic open reduction
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2011, 07:24:42 AM »
I would think you should bill what was done now since you have no idea what may be done in the future.  Then handle whatever he decides to do when that time comes.
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