In Coding
Aug 3rd, 2009
Accurate coding and claims payment start with dispelling four ovarian cyst removal coding myths, according to an article in Ob-Gyn Coding Alert 2009. It’s all in the approach, says Celia Hernandez, CPC. Myth #1: Coding by documentation alone For laparoscopic removal of an ovarian cyst, your code selection should be based on the procedure’s extent. “Always ...
In Coding
Apr 13th, 2009
New clinical guidelines jointly released by American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) recommend all obstetrician/gynecologists (OB/GYNs) evaluate a patient’s risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer as a routine part of their practice. New Clinical Guidelines Released for OB-GYN Visits was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by ...
Feb 27th, 2009
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) issued, Feb. 20, a new Practice Bulletin for Ob/Gyns on the clinical management of stillbirths. The guidelines review what is known about stillbirth and highlight the importance of uniform data collection, according to an ACOG press release. ACOG Issues New Guidelines for Managing Stillbirths was last modified: ...