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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Casts and Splints:

Conquer Cast and Splint Claims By Keeping 3 Key Factors in Mind

Tip: The cast is billable if you are not coding fracture care. When school goes back into session, so does participation in outdoor sports — which means the likelihood of broken bones increases. If you want your cast and splint claims to sail through reimbursement, avoid the trap of coding within the global period. Know These Two Cast Coding Times [...]

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