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Documentation of Services Provided in the Postoperative Global Period
Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons
  • Linda M. Barney, Wright State University
  • Jenny Jackson
  • Vinita M. Ollapally
  • Mark T. Savarise
  • Christopher K. Senkowski
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
5-1-2013
Abstract
Over the last year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has gradually increased its analysis of the value of global surgical packages. In particular, HHS has focused on the evaluation and management (E/M) services provided within the postoperative period, which are included in the value of the global surgical package. This article offers suggestions on how Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) may document services provided during the global period and explains why HHS is interested in the measurement of postoperative work.
Citation Information
Linda M. Barney, Jenny Jackson, Vinita M. Ollapally, Mark T. Savarise, et al.. "Documentation of Services Provided in the Postoperative Global Period" Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons (2013) ISSN: 0002-8045
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/linda_barney/27/