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Pediatric Coding Alert

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Look to 99420 for Mother's Postpartum Screening

Question: We are planning to start performing postpartum screenings on the mothers of the newborns that come into the practice. Can you advise which CPT® and ICD-10 codes apply to this service? We were looking at O90.6, but it doesn’t seem quite right. Supercoder.com subscriber Answer: For the service itself, you should report 99420 (Administration and interpretation of health risk assessment instrument [...]



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