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Maiu Posted Fri 27th of January, 2012 19:05:33 PM

Can sling be billed separately?

SuperCoder Answered Fri 27th of January, 2012 19:49:59 PM

Per AHA Coding Clinic for HCPCS ace bandages and slings are often used with casts and splints and are not separately reportable. However, the supply may be billed separately. Without specific guidance, the best practice is to consider these supplies as part of the E/M service.

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