tci Part B Insider - 2013 Issue 38

Surgical Coding: Straighten Out Your Surgery Claims With These 5 FAQs

We took the most-often asked surgery questions and answered them to share with our readers. You may not have the words “general surgery” above your practice’s name, but chances are that you perform some type of surgical procedure—even as minor as those with an “XXX” global period—a few times a week. To quell any surgical billing and coding questions you might have, we compiled the most often-submitted questions and boiled them to down to five FAQs so you can start collecting appropriately for your surgery services. Count Carefully When It Comes to Global Question:...

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