Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

5 Scenarios Define the Difference Between NSTs and Labor Checks

Here’s when you should include the NST in the global period or hospital admission. Your ob-gyn performs a fetal non-stress test (NST). So you should report 59025, right? Not so fast. Although ob-gyns can perform NSTs and should be reimbursed for it, you need to know when the ob-gyn is simply using the device to determine if the patient is [...]