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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

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Repeat Anatomy

Question: My ob-gyn is performing ultrasounds for reasons like “repeat anatomy.” In other words, he’s doing them for no reason other than that he couldn’t visualize certain areas because the patient’s pregnancy was too early on for the first one. Although I have tried to convince my ob-gyn otherwise, he says there is a diagnosis code out there that states [...]