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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Rapid City, SD

    Question Unusual Delivery

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    I am new to OB/GYN coding and have the following scenario that I need assistance with;

    patient delivers baby in the car while on the way to hospital. MD delivers placenta once she get to hospital & performs perineal laceration repair.

    Any idea of how to code this out? I was not given the details on the laceration so general code range will work.

    Thanks much in advance!!

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    Apr 2007


    59414 for delivery of placenta and then code for laceration repair. 12041-12047 codes for single layer closure

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