As defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and applied by the Company, reimbursement for a surgical procedure includes a standard global surgical package, which includes preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative services.
Select the calendar year and RVU. The RVU is separated by quarters:
RVUA (January - March)
RVUD (October - December)
78 Unplanned return to the operating/procedure room by the same physician following initial procedure for a related procedure during the postoperative period
Policy: MA03.012c:Modifier 79 Unrelated Procedure or Service by the Same Physician or Other Qualified Health Care Professional During the Postoperative Period