If the Ortho Surgeon passed all the post-op care to your physician, then code the the surgical CPT with mod -55. Which means the ortho surgeon must code his surgery CPT with mod -54 and -56
If your physician (same specialty/same group) was only covering "in place" for the surgeon for a 3-day weekend, then your physician codes as that surgeon would. So unless the complication required a return to the OR, then for MCare the OV is a global service. For non-mcare payers, the CPT global rules allow for an OV with mod -24 with a DX to identify the complication
If your physician (different specialty or group) was covering for the surgeon for a 3-day weekend, then he is not bound by the surgeon's global period and can code the OV as he usually would as a New or Est patient.
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