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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

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Subscribe to the 60/30 Rule for Prolonged Services

Question: My podiatrist recently attended an established diabetic patient with prior appointment for a complaint of possible toe fracture. The appointment was originally fixed for 30 min., but the patient had concerns about neuropathy and the visit extended to 90 minutes. How should I code this visit? Colorado Subscriber Answer: You should opt for prolonged services codes for the visit.First, if [...]