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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Obstetrics:

Go Beyond 59400 and Add Complication Visits To the Global Ob Package

Hint: You can report complications before or after delivery. You can receive increased reimbursement when your ob-gyn provides additional visits outside of the normal global ob package, but you’ll have to make sure you’ve coded high-risk or complicated obstetrical care correctly -- and that means perfecting your ICD-9 coding skills. Insist on Perfect ICD-9s You have to link the ICD-9 [...]