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What is Global period?

Global Period is a time frame following surgery during which routine care by the physician i.e., all necessary services normally furnished by a physician. It includes
1. Pre-operative evaluation
2. Intra-Operative or during surgery procedure
3. Post-operative or after surgical procedure

 The above three services are included in the reimbursement of the original surgery and they cannot be separately reported.
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Different Time Period of Global Period


All procedures have been assigned a Global period status indicator
000-minor procedure with preoperative and postoperative relative values on the day of the procedure only is reimbursable. Evaluation and Management services performed on same day of the procedure is not separately payable.



010- Minor procedures with preoperative relative values on the day of the procedure and postoperative relative values during a 10-day postoperative period are reimbursable services. Evaluation and Management services performed on the same day of the procedure and during the 10-day postoperative period are not payable.
 

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090- Major procedures with one-day preoperative period and 90-days postoperative period are considered a component of global package of the major procedure. Evaluation and Management services performed on the same day of the procedure and during the 90-day postoperative period are not payable.
 
XXX The global concept does not apply to this code. (For example: Evaluation and Management services, Anesthesia, Laboratory and Radiology procedures)
 
YYY These are unlisted codes, and subject to individual pricing. (For example: CPT 29999, 32999. 42999)
 
ZZZ these represent add-on codes. They are related to another service and are always included in the global period of the primary service.
 
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MMM Maternity codes; the usual global period concept does not apply.

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