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Family Practice Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Bring Closure to This Multiple Procedure Encounter

Question: An established patient came to our provider with a deep 10 cm cut on his right arm. We billed a level-four evaluation and management (E/M) service along with an Adacel injection administered with 96372. Our doctor also closed the wound with Dermabond using G0168, so we appended modifier 51 to 96372 to indicate we had performed multiple procedures. We [...]