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Thread: Removal of external/internal fracture fixation pins/screws etc.

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    Default Removal of external/internal fracture fixation pins/screws etc.

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    I would like some guidance on reporting the removal of fixation devices during a global period.

    Is it appropriate to report this procedure if the patient is still in the global period?

    Any references for proof you can give me would be great.


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    Default removal of exfix/intfix during global period

    use modifier 58

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    Quote Originally Posted by blbamberg1 View Post
    use modifier 58
    Of course! -That's all the proof I need and I am wondering why I didn't think of it.

    Thanks for your reply.

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