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OB outside of global

  1. Default OB outside of global
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    OB ptn present in office for regular OB visit (under Global-B/x of NY) on 12/13/2009.
    Then ptn get into a car accident on 12/15/09 and reports to the office for ob evaluation the same day on 12/15/09 (outside of global visits).
    Ptn has no comp./ no lacerations/ no bruises/+FHR/+FM. Ptn sent to Hospital for Sono (by protocol).
    Q: Can this visit on 12/15/09 be billed outside of global and how do i code the Dx????

    Thanks in advance.

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    Marion, OH
    I would bill that outside the global with a -24 mod and using dx 646.83 then V71.4 indicating that this was a problem outside the normal pregnancy.

  3. Default
    I would use 665.83 and the E code E819 series with -25 on the E&M.

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