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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Global Packages:

Global Periods Go Beyond Surgical Procedures

Don’t forget: You should check global days even for minor procedures. Your optometrists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants may not perform surgeries, but that doesn’t mean they can ignore global periods. Here’s why: Not only do minor procedures have some global periods associated with them, but even services that have “000” global days actually still fall under the global surgical [...]