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Urgent Care fracture care

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    I work in a urgent care setting and we need to know if we can charge for the global on a fracture care?

    Lcomfort

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    Most of the non-operative fracture care codes are considered "major" procedures carrying a 90-day global period. If you aren't providing 90-days of aftercare, then you probably shouldn't be charging for that service. You may want to go with the E&M with cast/splint applications, if it's being performed.

    ~L
    CPC, CGSC, COSC

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