Global Period for Debridement

Global Period for Debridement

March 14, 2019

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

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 3/14/19.

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