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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert


Verify How You'll Report V72.4x After October 1, 2015

Hint: You must code what you know at the end of the visit. If a patient suspects she is pregnant and the ob-gyn orders a urine pregnancy test, then you should report a pregnancy test diagnosis code. ICD-9-CM Codes: Currently, you should report these “V” codes: V72.40, Pregnancy examination or test, pregnancy unconfirmed
V72.41, Pregnancy examination or test, negative [...]

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