Vaginal Delivery, Antepartum and Postpartum Care Procedures CPT® Code range 59400- 59430

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures for Maternity Care and Delivery 59400-59430 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 59400- 59430
Vaginal Delivery, Antepartum and Postpartum Care Procedures
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[QUOTE="natashalage, post: 485404, member: 433929"] Hello, I have a question regarding 59430. How many times can I code it if pt keeps coming for postpartum(PP)visits? My situation is: MD billed only ... [ Read More ]
59430 gets billed once per patient (if not billed global) for all postpartum care. Please note from above: Typical postpartum care includes ONGOING EVALUATION.... It can be one or more visits. If y... [ Read More ]
You actually don't bill those routine visits separately. All of those routine antepartum visits, as well as the postpartum visits, and delivery are all included in the payment for 59400(vaginal delive... [ Read More ]
This is from ACOG: Several factors determine how a missed delivery can be reported. These factors are, if the physician was in route to perform the delivery, if someone else in the practice performe... [ Read More ]
[b]vaginal delivery[/b] I am also having some difficulty coding this situation. Our provider made it in time to delivery the placenta and we also saw the patient for all of her antepartum and post pa... [ Read More ]
We need some coding help for a delivery. Our patient came to L&D via wheelchair. When she stood up to transfer over to the delivery bed her baby fell out onto the floor. The RN picked the baby up and... [ Read More ]
[b]Delivery[/b] You can only code the global 59400 if there was 4 or more antepartum visits. You are right, you should code the 3 visits out with appropriate E/M and delivery only 59409 and postpart... [ Read More ]
I thought the post partum visit in included in delivery charge like 59400 I have accidently charged out a post partum visit to BCBS 59430 and it was recouped. In Texas we can charge 1 post partum o... [ Read More ]
Our practice is starting to break up patient's maternity care, they will see one doctor for all of their antepartum visits and then see another doctor for their delivery/postpartum. We will be breakin... [ Read More ]
We did not bill the 59400 as we did not do the delivery, we did all prenatal care only, and this non-routine postpartum. For the prenatal care we billed the 59426. I don't know if the hospital/deliver... [ Read More ]