Results 1 to 4 of 4

Global period - I work for

  1. #1
    Default Global period - I work for
    New Call-to-action
    Good Afternoon Coding World,

    I work for a wound care specialisit that performs debridements frequently. I was informed that in 2011 43 or 44 debridements will have a global period of 90 days. I also would like to know where I can find edvidence to supports this major change.

    Thank you all in advance!!

  2. Default
    According to 2011 Physician Fee Schedule Active wound care management will not have global days attached.

  3. #4
    Medical Billing
    I appreciate the links.

    I'm confused by the second link for the fee schedule for the 11043 and 11044. Under global periods there are no indication of either 10 days or 90 days. Are these codes under review???

    Thanks again in advance!!

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-20-2015, 12:19 PM
  2. How to determine global period with 2 procedures/2 different global periods
    By AHVC in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-20-2015, 11:37 AM
  3. E/M during global period
    By Joiaw in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-14-2014, 01:00 PM
  4. E/M during Global Period?
    By in forum Modifiers
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-09-2013, 12:24 PM
  5. global period
    By alices in forum Emergency Department
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-03-2011, 12:12 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.