Author Topic: Is this global?  (Read 857 times)

NWOPCP

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Is this global?
« on: November 11, 2009, 10:45:37 AM »
If a patient had and incision and drainag of a boyle and comes back to have it packed, does that fall under global or can you bill it sepreaetly? Thank you for the help!

MBP

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Re: Is this global?
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2009, 10:55:17 AM »
dressing, suture removal or any post op care related to the procedure or surgery falls into global. you need to know your procedure code to be able to figure out what the global period is, some I&D cpt code only have 10 days global so after that you can bill for E&M.