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inpatient postpartum visits billable?

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    Is it appropriate to bill for rounds after delivery if the doctor billed for vag delivery only. We will not be doing her 6 week postpartum visit so we did not bill the vag w/postpartum care charge. Thank you.

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    Yes, you can do this. Charge subsequent inpatient stay code and discharge code. We do this and get paid without any problems.

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    thank you

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    If you are only billing for the d/c, is ICD-9 V24.2 appropriate?

    Background: another physician did the c-section and my doc did the d/c only.
    Heidi Thompson, CPC

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