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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

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Look to this Dx for Breastfeeding Counseling

Question: My ob-gyn saw a patient who was having problems breastfeeding her infant. What diagnosis code should I use? Montana Subscriber Answer: You should report Z39.1 (Encounter for care and examination of lactating mother). You do not need any other additional counseling code. You can also assign code O92.-- (Other disorders of breasts and disorders of lactation association with pregnancy and the [...]


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