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    Question Prepidil/Prostin for cervical ripening

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    Does anyone use prepidil in the office for cervical ripening? If so, how is that coded? Help.

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    Tacoma, WA


    Quote Originally Posted by krisfiddler@yahoo.com View Post
    Does anyone use prepidil in the office for cervical ripening? If so, how is that coded? Help.
    This would be considered a supply item in the physician office so not billed separately. The OB visit for cervical ripening is part of the global fee.
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CEMC, COBGC
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