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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

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E/M + X-ray in Same Encounter

Question: An established patient reports to the PM specialist complaining of severe rib pain in his left flank; this is the initial encounter for this injury. After a level-two evaluation and management (E/M) service the provider decides to take a two-view unilateral X-ray, which confirms a pair of left-sided rib fractures. (We use our own X-ray equipment). What is the [...]