Medicare Global Surgical Package: 2022 Update

Lynn M. Anderanin

Lynn M. Anderanin

Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPMA, CPC-I, COSC, has over 35 years’ experience in all areas of the physician practice, specializing in Orthopedics. Lynn is currently a Workshop and Audio Presenter. She is a former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, as well as several other boards for the...
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Lynn M. Anderanin

CMS has assigned the number of follow-up days are inclusive in the reimbursement for procedure codes in the relative value file. This information assigns 0, 10, or 90-day global surgery days to each procedure code that has pre and post-operative allowances in the reimbursement. But what happens when unrelated services and procedures occur during these periods of time? The utilization of modifiers allows providers to identify these types of services and procedures and allows reimbursement to occur. There are also adjustments made to reimbursement based on certain modifiers affecting contract compliance.

This webinar will allow attendees to understand inclusions and exclusions in the post-operative period based on the procedure, and the tools available in order to report for reimbursement circumstances that are non-related and should be separately reimbursed.

Webinar Agenda

  • Using the relative value file for post-op days
  • Keeping track of the global period and when billing related services can be reported 
  • Knowing services that aren’t considered included in the global period
  • Understand the modifiers that identify the services and procedures unrelated to previous surgery

Webinar Highlights

  • The relative value file and customization of the file
  • Evaluation and management services that are not related to surgery
  • Modifiers 24,58,78, and 79 and their affect on reimbursement
  • Services and supplies not included in the post-operative period
  • Handling inappropriate denials related to the global surgery period

Who Should Attend

  • Billers
  • Coders
  • Reimbursement Staff
  • RCM representative
  • Collector
  • Administrator
  • Manager
  • Claims Processer
  • Claims Adjuster
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