Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Coding Quiz Questions:

3-Part Quiz Will Help You Capture All Your Billable Contraceptive Services

Do you want to know what to do for IUDs? Find out.

A common reason for ob-gyn patients to see their physicians is for contraceptive counseling and planning. However, reporting the correct E/M service can be challenging, especially as you have to take the context of the visit into account.

Answer 3 Questions

Question 1: What E/M code(s) would you use when a patient requests contraceptive services for pregnancy prevention, and can you bill them together, using one code for the counseling and the other for the development of a contraceptive plan?

Question 2: What E/M code(s) would you use when a patient requires contraceptive services for medical reasons?

Question 3: Can you bill injectable contraceptives and/or IUDs separately? If so, how?

Think you know the answers? Turn to page 4 and find out!

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