Global Surgery

by  Find-A-Code
August 1st, 2017

The Medicare Learning Network provides guidance on the global surgical package:

The global surgical package, also called global surgery, includes all the necessary services normally furnished by a surgeon before, during, and after a procedure. Medicare payment for a surgical procedure includes the pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative services routinely performed by the surgeon or by members of the same group with the same specialty. Physicians in the same group practice who are in the same specialty must bill and be paid as though they were a single physician.

There are three types of global surgical packages:

For more information go to Global Surgery Booklet by Medicare Learning Network

References:

Global Surgery. (2017, August 1). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/global-surgery-32766.html

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