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Pediatric Coding Alert

Is Your Newborn Care Documentation Missing This One Crucial Factor?

Scrutinize the notes for discrepancies before selecting your code. Although you might have CPT® code 99460 committed to memory, that doesn’t mean it’s always the right choice for your pediatrician’s newborn care services.  The reality is that not every newborn experience should be classified as “normal” --and if your doctor’s notes are missing additional information that goes beyond the statement [...]