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When does the Global period End?

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    Medical Coding Books
    1st surgerie 4-23-09 cpt 47562 90 day global
    2nd surgery 6-25-09 cpt 49585 90 day global
    3rd surgery 7-25-09 cpt 44120 90 day globa

    When would the 90 day global end? Would it start again from the third surgery

  2. #2
    Duluth, Minnesota
    global period ends for
    1st surgery - 07/23/09
    2nd surgery - 09/24/09
    3rd surgery - 10/24/09
    so your'e going to need modifiers on your cpt codes if the 2nd and 3rd surgeries are related or unrelated to the first.

    mods - 58 / 78 / 79 ---

    oops..meant to add the global surgery period calculator website! :
    Last edited by dmaec; 10-28-2009 at 11:07 AM. Reason: link added... :)
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

  3. #3
    North Carolina
    To add what Donna has posted (as she stated..modifiers are "key")..You may already have this...

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