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EM Coding Alert

Follow 3 Tips to Successfully Report Pre-op Clearance Encounters

Note the pre-op clearance is different from an H&P. Many providers, both primary care and specialists alike, get requests from other providers asking them to clear a patient for surgery. If your physician performs this type of service, be careful how you code the encounter. If you don’t choose correctly, you might only bring in a portion of the reimbursement [...]