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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: For Unlisted Procedures, Your Provider Must Decide Comparison Work


- Published on Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Question: A patient had a primary C-section for breech and fibroids. The C-section was completed in the morning. Then around 11pm that night, the patient had to be brought to the OR to have a Bakri Balloon inserted due to postpartum hemorrhage from uterine atony. What code should I report for inserting the balloon?

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Answer: You won’t find a code [...]

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