CPT code for following senerio

mwarmke

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I asked a question previously but have since gotten more information. Pt had a fetal demise, delivered vaginally at home. Had retained placenta; fetus was 19 1/2 weeks.. A D & E was done. What would be the difference in using CPT code 59812 or 59160. Thanks
 

garcia06

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59812 says that there was products of conception remaining after incomplete spontaneous ab any trimester, suction machine is activated

59160 says physcians scrapes the endometrial lining of the uterus following childbirth.

Hope this helps

L Ivonne Garcia CPC
Tucson, AZ
 
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