Global Period for Debridement

Global Period for Debridement

April 25, 2019

Question:
I thought the global period of debridement of muscle or bone was 10 days. Is that true? 

Answer:
The debridement codes were revised in 2011 and the global period for all codes (11042-11047) was revised to 0 days.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 4/25/19.

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