Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Obstetrics:
Reduce Delivery Coding Errors by Busting These 5 Myths

Some payers may want you to apply modifier 59 for this reason. Are you relying on global codes when your ob-gyn or hospital nursing staff performs a delivery? If so, you’re setting yourself up to make a costly mistake. Sometimes extenuating circumstances require you to choose from itemized delivery codes and use modifiers like 51, 59, and 22. Face these [...]