Did you charge for 88307 X 1 or X 2? You can use X 2 if each placenta was identified separately - such as "umbilical clamp on placenta A" or something similar.
If you are using V91.03 (for di/di), yo... [ Read More ]
Has anyone else had problems with molina denying claims for diagnosis on a placenta biopsy? I could use a little guidance here. I hope someone can help. We received a di/di placenta delivered by c-s... [ Read More ]
I don't know if this is what you already showed him, but the guidelines say to use it as a supplementary code:
19 Supplementary Classification of Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with He... [ Read More ]
[b]twin ob u/s coding[/b]
The V code 91.03 is a status code that requires you to "code first" the multiple gestation code from Chapter 6 651.03.
If the first ultrasound was done >/= 14 weeks 0 days... [ Read More ]
Our radiology techs choose the coding for our patients.
Patient came in May 6, 2014. we billed 76805 and 76810 both with dx V91.03.
Patient came back in June 17, 2014 we billed 76816 and 76810 with dx... [ Read More ]
for your icd 9 I would establish twins pregnancy: 651.03, V91.03, then an obstructive malposition of fetus 660.01, 652.73 (reasons for csections. Not sure but that's where I would start researching.... [ Read More ]
ICD Guideline states "An E code from categories E800-E999 may be used with any code in the range of 001-V91, which indicates
an injury, poisoning, or adverse effect due to an external cause". which me... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="firstname.lastname@example.org, post: 289978, member: 191930"]General Coding Guidelines, paragraph 4 & 5:
Code or codes from 001.0 through V91.99 must be used to identify diagnoses, symptoms, conditio... [ Read More ]
General Coding Guidelines, paragraph 4 & 5:
Code or codes from 001.0 through V91.99 must be used to identify diagnoses, symptoms, conditions, problems, complaints or other reason(s) for the encounter... [ Read More ]
I had this situation come up too. I found that you could put 59 modifiers to avoid the bundling on all these codes. Then, use dx to show there are two diffrent babies being monitored. I used the 651.X... [ Read More ]
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