hi goldejoa: here is a link for the physician fee schedule - it has a lot of very useful informatin on it including global days. http://www.cms.hhs.gov/PhysicianFee...=ascending&itemID=CMS1209430&intNumPerPage=10Can someone help me find where the 10 day global period is defined? There is alot of discussion amongst the office about 10-14 days for certain procedures and less than 10 days for others ( ie: wounds of the face where the physician states return in 5 days for removal). I am under the impression that 10 days is 10 days and that if the patient returns to the ED, ( I code for the ED) where we placed the sutures, before the 11th day that it is a no charge visit and is included in the global. Someone please correct me if I am wrong and point me in the right direction!