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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

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Surgical Complication Means Appending This Modifier

Question: My ob-gyn had a weekend call. Patient had a laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (58541) by a physician we share call with. She presented to ER with vaginal bleeding, DVT and PE one week post op. Our physician was on call that weekend. He did initial visit that Saturday (consult through ER) and saw her on Sunday. She is a personal friend [...]