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  1. George Posted 1 month(s) agoRelated Topics

    what is included in code 58805?

  2. SuperCoder Posted 1 month(s) ago

    Hi,

    All necessary services normally furnished by a physician (before, during and after the procedure) are included in the reimbursement for the procedure performed.

    Major procedures with a 1-day preoperative period and 90-day postoperative period included in the Global Surgical Package.

    • Evaluation and Management services on the day prior to the procedure, the day of the procedure, and during the 90-day postoperative period

    • Preoperative visits are not separately reimbursable services when performed within the assigned Global Period. This period begins with the day before surgery for Major Procedures

    • Complications following a procedure, including all additional medical and/or surgical services required of the physician (not resulting in a return trip to the operating room) that occur within the designated Global Period.

    • Postoperative visits. This includes follow-up E/M visits that occur within the designated Global Period that are related to the patient recovery following surgery.

    • Post-procedure pain management by the Same Specialty Physician or Other Health Care Professional.

    • Selected supplies.

    • Miscellaneous services related to the procedure, such as, dressing changes; local incisional care; removal of operative pack; removal of cutaneous sutures and staples, lines, wires, tubes, drains, insertion, irrigation and removal of urinary catheters, routine peripheral intravenous lines.

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  • Posted by 19475 George, 1 month(s) ago. There are 2 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.