Tag Archive | "ob-gyn"

Catch Up on the Latest HCPCS 2017 Updates for Ob-Gyn

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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In “Learn the ABCs (and Zs) of IUD Coding” we covered HCPCS codes available for the supply of the IUD. But coding is ever-changing, and there’s a new option as of July 1 for Kyleena®. Check out that new option and other HCPCS changes effective July 1 relevant to ob-gyn. Tip: Want to see all […]

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Modifier 22 Could Help Save This Lap-to-Open Gyn Surgery

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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Whether to code lysis of adhesions during a gynecological procedure is a question that comes up again and again. I’ve talked before about how removing adhesions is generally an expected part of the procedure, but exceptional cases may merit the use of modifier 22 (Increased procedural services) on the surgery code. A new take on […]

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2 Top Ob-Gyn FAQs Revealed: Ob Confirmatory Visit and Lysis of Adhesions

Friday, September 9, 2016

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Every day brings new challenges for coders, but there are some questions that seem to come up over and over again. Our ob-gyn experts have revealed that two questions they hear very often relate to (1) the ob global and (2) lysis of adhesions during another procedure. Get a better understanding of how to triumph […]

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Bundle Up With CCI Edits Updates

Monday, March 21, 2016

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Bundling of payments — this is a trend you can expect to see continue to grow, with effects on a wider array of services. Many physicians have experience with bundling in the form of “global surgery periods” or global payments for obstetrical care. In a newer wrinkle of bundling, called a bundled payment methodology, a […]

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