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Bundling, global periods, and multiple surgeries

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Madison Area Chapter in Madison WI
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Here is a situation we recently come across and I am looking for some feedback.

A septoplasty and ethmoid resection were performed during the same op session. Two weeks later, a debridement was performed in the office.
A debridement is bundled with the septoplasty during the global period.
However, the ethmoid resection doesn't have a global period.

The documentation states the debridement was related to the ethmoid procedure. Would the debridement be reimbursed by Medicare?
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