Results 1 to 2 of 2

surgical global period

  1. #1
    Angry surgical global period
    Medical Coding Books
    ob/gyn does a hysteroscopy, cpt 58558, which has no global period, and 'charges' a 99024 for the proceeding office visit. can he charge a regular office visit as there is no global period??

  2. #2
    Greeley, Colorado
    Yes - unless the doctor told the patient there would not be a charge for her post op visit (which they will sometimes do). It would be good patient relations to not charge if that were the case. Otherwise, and E/M is absolutely billable!
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-25-2011, 08:00 AM
  4. Follow up during global surgical period
    By heatherwinters in forum E/M
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-25-2009, 06:24 AM
  5. E/m Within Global Surgical Period For Minor Office Surgery
    By heatherwinters in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08-05-2008, 02:18 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.