modifier for e/m codes

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Our drs saw an in-patient and performed several procedures one being a hemorrhoidal banding. Unfortunatly there is a 10 day global. They also saw her two more times after that. What modifier would go on the subsequent visits. Any help is apprectiated
 
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Subsequent hospital visit (including discharge) following a procedure with a global period, are NOT separately reportable unless they are totally and completely unrelated to the procedure. The payment for the procedure includes the follow-up care.

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F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
 
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