The global period applies to the physician who performed the procedure - AND to any other physician in the same practice with the same specialty.
Your infectious Disease specialist performed a procedure with a 90-day global period. Your second ID specialist (if in the same practice as the first) is covered by the global period. Medicare will NOT pay for ANY visits related to the procedure, including subsequent hospitalization for complications.
Hope that helps.
F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
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