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Pain Management Coding Alert

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Be Careful About 24 for Hospital Visits During the Global

Question: If my doctor performs a procedure with a 90-day global period and he has subsequent hospital visits that are related to the surgery, are those hospital visits included in the 90-day surgical global period? Wisconsin Subscriber Answer: In the scenario you give, all postoperative visits during the surgery's 90-day global period as well as the day before surgery and the day [...]

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