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  1. Question Aftercare Days
    Medical Coding Books
    Can someone tell me the number of aftercare days for code 10140?
    Thank you!

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    10 global days.

    If you don't have a quick reference to global days, you can use this link to look it up.

    http://www.cms.hhs.gov/pfslookup/02_PFSsearch.asp

    Select Single HCPC code
    Click on Payment policy indicators...click next
    Click nextEnter CPT code
    Select all modifiers on drop down key
    click submitYou will see the days under the global column

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    That procedure has a 10 day global period.

    ~L
    CPC, CGSC, COSC

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