Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: I&D help

  1. #1

    Default I&D help

    Promo: Code Books
    Code 10061 for I&D complicated has a 10 day global period. If during that 10 days the physician does a debridement while repacking the would would you bill the debridement seperate.
    Thanks for your help.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Milwaukee WI
    Posts
    4,451

    Default Additional procedure

    If an additional procedure were documented, Yes, I would code it, even if it fell in the global period for the first surgery. Be care, though. Some procedures ARE considered global ... e.g. suture removal.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-07-2015, 01:40 PM
  2. ICD9 allowable coding for 93880 & 83882 & 93875
    By twinger in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-14-2014, 01:09 PM
  3. Does cpt 73562 & 73565 applies to this report w/ mod 59 & 26?
    By she803 in forum Interventional Radiology
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 10-09-2012, 12:44 AM

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?

Login

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.