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Article: What Is The Global Surgical Package?

By Aimee Wilcox, MA, CCS-P
October 17, 2012

Find-A-Code is pleased to announce a new article by Aimee Wilcox, MA, CCS-P: "What Is The Global Surgical Package?".

This extensive article covers:

  • Three Types of Procedures Have a Global Surgical Package
  • Splitting the Global Surgical Package? (modifiers 54, 55, 56)
  • What Is Included in the Global Surgical Package?
  • Does The Location for Treatment Change the Global Period Rules?
  • How Do I Report a Postoperative Visit?
  • What Is NOT Included in the Global Surgical Package?
  • How Do I Bill For Unrelated Services Rendered During the Global Period? (modifiers 24, 25, 78, 79)
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