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artificial ruptire of membranes

Lynn Posted Wed 17th of February, 2016 15:19:41 PM

Is there a cpt code for artificial rupture of membranes?

SuperCoder Answered Thu 18th of February, 2016 05:47:59 AM

Artificial Rupture of Membrane is considered integral component of the global package or delivery services CPT codes, if performed to induce the of labor process. You can bill Modifier -22 (Increased procedural services) on the global or delivery service to show the significant additional work. Also, You can report a cervical dilator (59200, Insertion of cervical dilator [e.g., laminaria, prostaglandin] [separate procedure]) outside the global service only if your ob-gyn performed this service the day before the delivery. Please Find attach the link for more information. https://www.supercoder.com/coding-newsletters/my-ob-gyn-coding-alert/reader-question-include-inductions-in-the-global-package-article

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