AMA CPT® Assistant - 2017 Issue 7 (July)

Required Data Reporting for Surgical Postoperative Global Care Begins July 1, 2017 (July 2017)

July 2017 page 9 Required Data Reporting for Surgical Postoperative Global Care Begins July 1, 2017 On July 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will start collecting data to assist in addressing valuation concerns for 10- and 90-day global surgical procedures as required by Section 1848(c)(8)(B) of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and specified in the calendar year (CY) 2017 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule. This provision prohibited the institution of a transition of 10- and 90-day global codes to 0-day global codes; instead requiring CMS to collect data on the number...

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