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Anesthesia Coders: Know How to Report for Multiple Procedures During Obstetric Cases

Monday, August 26, 2019

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Obstetrical cases don’t always go as planned, so make sure you’re ready to report the correct anesthesia CPT® codes for these labor and delivery variations. Handle Labor, C-Section, and Tubal Ligation Coding Question: What is the proper coding when a patient has anesthesia for labor that results in a cesarean section with tubal ligation at […]

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Obstetrics: Take the Confusion Out of Pre-Existing Hypertension ICD-10-CM Coding

Thursday, December 13, 2018


Hypertension is a common diagnosis, so a lot of specialties have to understand the rules for coding this condition. Obstetrics coders have to go one step further for hypertension and learn the specific rules for coding pre-existing hypertension in pregnancy, which is our focus today. Watch for Documentation of Pre-Existing or Gestational You’ll find the […]

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