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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Obstetrics:
5 Questions Clarify What Tubal Ligation Codes To Use When

When your ob-gyn performs this directly after delivery, apply this modifier. Tubal ligations can be tricky, but you can combat your confusion by focusing on the following aspects of the procedure: the ob-gyn’s technique (laparoscope or hysteroscope versus open procedure), transection (device or fulguration) method, and delivery involvement. When a patient no longer wishes to conceive children and requests a [...]