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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Obstetrics:
Zero In on Anatomical Criteria For Obstetrical Ultrasound Coding

If an element isn’t documented, you should query the physician. You know obstetric ultrasounds can be challenging because the patient condition, number of gestations, and the patient’s trimester will influence on what ICD-10-CM and CPT® code(s) you report, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Check out the necessary anatomical criteria you must meet in order to report fetal and maternal evaluations [...]