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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Avoid Modifier 57 Snafus with Global Surgery Know-How

Peruse the 10-day versus 90-day global package details. A review of global surgery distinctions is a great starting point to avert modifier 57 (Decision for surgery) issues. Consider these two Medicare guidelines on 10-day and 90-day global surgery packages that may factor into your CPT® coding. 1. See CMS clarifications on 10-day global surgery packages: “No preoperative period, “Visit on [...]