Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Obstetrics:
When Abandoning Global Ob Code, Count the Number of Antepartum Visits

Tip: Be sure to ask carriers how they want multiple antepartum visits coded. Did your ob-gyn perform antepartum care but not the delivery? If so, that means you may need to abandon global codes 59400, 59510, 59610, and 59618 (Routine obstetric care including antepartum care ...) and go for three alternative options. But one thing is certain, however: you need [...]


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