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Reporting Repeat Procedures Depends on Global Days Defined

Question: Our physician recently performed an I&D procedure on a carbuncle. We reported the procedure with 10060. The patient returned two weeks later as the same area had become infected once again. Our clinician repeated the procedure. Can I report the second procedure with another unit of 10060? If so, should I report any modifiers with the code? Rhode Island Subscriber [...]