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Billing OB delivery when 5 antepartum visits done

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    My question is when a provider performs the delivery on a patient who has 5 anterparum visits, do you code the global delivery code? I have a carrier stating that it's appropriate to do that and not bill the 59425 (4-6 vistis) and the 59410 (delviery and postpartum care).:

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    Yes most commerical payers say 4 visit or more bill the global package.

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    salem nh chapter
    Default biller/coder
    It depends on the insurance company you are billing. You would need to get the guidelines and bill accordingly.

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