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Foley Cath inducing labor

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    I have a midwife that is going to induce labor by using a foley cath, then another provider is going to deliver, any suggestions on how to code the induction?

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    Induced labor: If failed, assign code for the method of induction which failed ,for eg drugs or mechanical ( foleys catheter induction is called induction with "Bouggie' which is a type of mechanical induction).
    For induction with drug: 659.10,659.11,659.13
    Induction Mechanical....659.00, 659.01, 65903.

    If successful ,assign a code to relate/indicate the reason for the induction.
    Next, whether the bouggie( foley's) is introduced by the midwife or doctor, the doctor who conducts the delivery gets score.
    Hope this helps.

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