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View Poll Results: Coding for labor epidural & c-section by different CRNA's non med directed

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  • 01967 01968

    3 100.00%
  • 01967 01961

    0 0%
  • 62319 01961

    0 0%
  • 62319 01968

    0 0%
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Thread: Labor Epidural Coding

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    Question Labor Epidural Coding

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    How would you code this scenario: Labor epidural is placed by CRNA (non medically directed) then a second CRNA (non medically directed) from the same group peforms the C-section? My opinion is 01967 for the first and 01968 for the second, however, we have been approached by another biller who recommends 01967 for the 1st and 01961 for the second. Other opinions??

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Lincoln, NE


    01967 and 01968

    Julie D, CPC

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    I agree with 01967 and 01968. Would the coding change if the labor epidural was on Day 1 and the C-section on Day 2? I believe the coding remains the same but I need more opinions to back me up.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Minneapolis, MN


    For what my opinion, and what we currently do here, is worth...

    We bill the same no matter if the epidural is the same day of the c-section or not.

    We also use 01967 and 01968.
    Lisa Gillstrom, CPC, CPBB, HUC
    National Compliance Manager

    himagine solutions inc.
    3109 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., Suite 650, Tampa, FL 33607
    P: 813-331-0645

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