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Global Periods:

Wrap Your Arms Around What Global Surgical Packages Mean to E/M

Receive separate payment when conditions allow. Knowing the number of post-operative days of a surgical package, tells you whether or not you might get paid for an E/M encounter that happens within days of a procedure. If you don’t understand global period billing rules, you could be leaving money on the table or setting your provider up for a denial.  [...]