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George Posted 4 month(s) ago
what is included in code 58805?
SuperCoder Posted 4 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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