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I had a C@P exam for rate increase. The ex-Air Force doctor was great. Besides the original diagnostic codes, he added in other codes for problems he noticed during the exam. I had back fusion, he added in hip pain which i do, also Medium nerve along with sciatic  nerve and copper tunnel syndrome all of this is my rt side along with foot drop, what happens with claim when a doctor adds more to the claim. Thank you.

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On 1/24/2021 at 1:05 PM, Ken Dillon said:

what happens with claim when a doctor adds more to the claim.

I don't know. You could go ahead and put in claims for those conditions.

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