Results 1 to 2 of 2

HELP IP - incontinentia pigmenti coding for preg mom

  1. Default HELP IP - incontinentia pigmenti coding for preg mom
    New Call-to-action
    help - we have a pt who has incontinentia pigmenti. She is pregnant and due very soon. this condition is lethal in most male infants. OB-gyn has been doing normal non-fetal stress tests to monitor baby - baby is a male. The dx that has been billed is 757.33 - her insurance is denying based on dx stating that it doesnt match the cpt and that 757.33 should primarly be billed by a dermatologist. I am looking for feed back, would 757.1 be a more appropriate dx?

  2. #2
    Default Help IP- Incontinentia Pigmenti Coding
    I would think that you would want to indicate that the condition was complicating the pregnancy for the stress tests.....maybe 648.93 or 646.93 as primary and then the 757.33 as secondary. The reason for doing the tests is that the condition in the mother is complicating the pregnancy. I could be wrong but

Similar Threads

  1. Mom to Be to see Pediatrician
    By cmoore62 in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-12-2013, 01:22 PM
  2. E/M with mom of an established patient
    By sallen7113 in forum E/M
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-23-2012, 08:50 AM
  3. HIV+ mom/coding for newborn
    By Lisa Bledsoe in forum Pediatrics
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-12-2010, 02:34 PM
  4. newborn with mom with +MRSA
    By hlleary in forum Pediatrics
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-05-2009, 01:04 PM
  5. Pedi- mom only visit
    By HBULLOCK in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-21-2009, 07:33 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.