Coding for Opioid Use and Counseling

For any case of pregnancy in which a woman uses opioids during the pregnancy or postpartum period, codes from subcategory O99.32, Drug use complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium, should be assigned. A secondary code from category F11, Opioid-related disorders, should also be assigned to identify the manifestation of Opioid Use and Counseling. Opioid Use […]


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Controlling Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is diabetes that a woman can develop during pregnancy. When you have diabetes, your body cannot use the sugars and starches (carbohydrates) it takes in as food to make energy. As a result, your body collects extra sugar in your blood. We don’t know all the causes of gestational diabetes. Some—but not all—women […]


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OB-GYN Billing: The Cross Road Between Over Coding and Perfect Coding

Efficient billing practices enable stronger financial health for OB-GYN billing with appropriate reimbursement being at the forefront. The focus is to ensure denial of free claims and a subsequent increase in revenue for OB-GYN Billing, has been significant for the clients. Gain an edge over the competitors with a smooth billing process that will leave […]


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Why OB-GYN Documentation Is Under Scanner?

In the real world, dealing with medical documentation is complete nightmarish and OB/GYN documentation is no different. Why? The inaccurate, incomplete documentation process is leading to several hiccups in insurance claims reimbursements ob-gyn billing. Discharge summaries and other important information are often not available at the time of coding. Such misleading and incomplete information results […]


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