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Family Practice Coding Alert

Family Practice:
Master Strapping And Splinting Claims With These 3 Pointers

Hint: Don’t forget to report material supply separately, if permitted by the payer. When a patient visits your physician requiring a strap or a splint, you will need to know how to distinguish between the two procedures by garnering the right information from patient documentation. Use these three pointers to help guide you through coding for splinting and strapping. 1. [...]