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    When performing a minor surgical procedure with a 10 day global period, CMS says to count the day of the surgery and the appropriate number of days immediately after the date of the surgery. (11 days total)

    My question is this...for a minor procedure with a 10 day global, do you count those days as calendar days or business days?
    Last edited by dballard2004; 01-14-2011 at 10:48 AM.
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P
    Compliance Auditor

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    Tuscaloosa, AL


    Calendar days.
    Jerri, CPC

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    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P
    Compliance Auditor

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