Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

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Hernia Repaired at the Same Time as a Cesarean

Question: Our doctor did a cesarean on a patient and noticed a hernia that he repaired while in there. How would I code that? This is a Medi-Cal patient, so it also might not be covered separate from the cesarean procedure. FINDINGS: Male infant delivered from a vertex presentation with Apgars and weight still pending. The amniotic fluid was clear. [...]


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