Hospital coding for pregnancy-related services requires a detailed understanding of the CPT® global obstetric (OB) package and ICD-10-CM coding guidelines for maternal care management. This article details hospital coding for pregnancy and delivery complications and procedures used to treat them. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Q: When might it be appropriate to report computer-aided mapping of the cervix uteri using 2021 CPT add-on code 57465 (computer-aided mapping of cervix uteri during colposcopy, including optical dynamic spectral imaging and algorithmic quantification of the acetowhitening effect)?
In this article, Laura Evans, CPC, reviews 2021 E/M coding for outpatient encounters based on provider documentation of medical decision-making (MDM). She breaks down the four levels of problems addressed and describes the types of conditions that would fall into each category.
A multi-organizational collaborative is proving further evidence of the growing interest in behavioral health integration with primary care. Read about organizational efforts to improve collaboration between primary care and mental health providers and enhance billing for behavioral health services.
ICD-10-CM coding for genitourinary conditions requires careful attention to detail. Learn about genitourinary structures and their functions as well as new ICD-10-CM codes for glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney disease, and granulomatous mastitis. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.