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Posted By Lynn Radecky on 02-18-2019, 10:53:00 in Ob-Gyn
My patient was supposed to have an operative hysteroscopy, resection of fibroid and D&C. ...
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Posted By angie on 02-14-2019, 16:33:58 in Ob-Gyn
We are billing G0101 for breast and pelvic exam. If the patient has GYN issues that are ad...
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Posted By angie on 02-12-2019, 11:52:10 in Ob-Gyn
PT HAD HYSTEROSCOPY DILATION AND CURETTAGE USING MYOSURE. SHOULD BE USING 58558 OR 58561
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 02-12-2019, 07:04:12 in Ob-Gyn
I have attached an operative report that I am questioning if you believe I have the correc...
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Posted By Suzanne Burmeister on 02-11-2019, 22:27:57 in Ob-Gyn
Hey everyone,

We all know Melanie Witt is an amazing lady, but do you want to know more...
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Posted By Suzanne Burmeister on 02-06-2019, 22:59:30 in Ob-Gyn
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Posted By Lynn Radecky on 02-06-2019, 11:42:39 in Ob-Gyn
We have a Nurse Practitioner in the office and she is credentialed with Medicare. Are NP'...
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Posted By jamie on 02-05-2019, 13:41:15 in Ob-Gyn
Our office has decided to stop sending the urine drug screenings to an outside lab and sta...
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Posted By Cathy on 01-31-2019, 13:16:22 in Ob-Gyn
Our doctor did a Colpo on a patient due to LGSIL result on her Pap. The path report from ...
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Posted By dawn b on 01-30-2019, 07:33:27 in Urology
I am having some trouble finding correct and complete coding for these procedure codes d...
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Posted By Lynn Radecky on 01-29-2019, 11:24:02 in Ob-Gyn
I had a patient who underwent a dilation and curettage, diagnostic hysteroscopy, excision ...
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Posted By angie on 01-24-2019, 12:58:28 in Ob-Gyn
When to use 80050.
do all three test need to be done? tsh, CMP, CBC? or can we use thi...
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Posted By angie on 01-23-2019, 15:05:45 in Ob-Gyn
what dx code would we use for mom who had hx of trisomy 16 in previous pregnancy and curre...
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Posted By dawn b on 01-23-2019, 13:29:56 in Ob-Gyn
I have several physicians who do hysterectomies and I am trying to figure out a clear diff...
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Posted By angie on 01-21-2019, 18:25:18 in Ob-Gyn
Can we bill for a limited ultrasound done by a physician? For example, if Dr. X uses the...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 01-21-2019, 15:32:28 in Ob-Gyn
Good afternoon,
Our practice just started billed for a nurse mid wife . My question is ...
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Posted By Jana Wilson on 01-18-2019, 11:15:32 in Ob-Gyn
Patient had twin pregnancy, PROM at 19 weeks and ended up delivering at 19.3 weeks. One ...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 01-17-2019, 14:24:54 in Ob-Gyn
I am new to URO/GYN and am stumped with this procedure .

A 3CM mass was palpable on vag...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 01-15-2019, 07:06:36 in Ob-Gyn
Our physician performed a lap sacral colpopexy , sling, rectocele repair with vaginal and...
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Posted By Deborah Roorda on 01-14-2019, 10:37:01 in Ob-Gyn
My doctor saw a transgender female to male, who is 3-4 yrs of testosterone injections but ...
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Posted By angie on 01-10-2019, 11:50:18 in Ob-Gyn
can we bill following codes with documentation below. pt has medicare
Breast and Pelvic E...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 01-09-2019, 10:44:06 in Ob-Gyn
We have a physician in our practice who is a vulvology specialist who uses the microscope...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 01-08-2019, 09:21:20 in Ob-Gyn
Our physician seems to believe that if a patient is in active labor for more than 24 hours...
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Posted By Cathy on 01-03-2019, 13:30:41 in Ob-Gyn
We have a patient that had a laparoscopic ablation of endometriosis and drainage of cyst o...
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Posted By Patrice on 01-01-2019, 19:11:31 in Ophthalmology
Happy Holidays!!

I am new to Ophthalmology.

My question is when billing an office ...
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Posted By Glory P on 12-18-2018, 13:48:34 in Ob-Gyn
Please help with coding on this one.
G6P2214 with IUP @ 18w0d, Pregnancy complications -...
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Posted By Lynn Radecky on 12-14-2018, 13:40:18 in Ob-Gyn
For a patient that is considered high risk for Medicare for their annual exam what are the...
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Posted By angie on 12-11-2018, 15:19:57 in Ob-Gyn
IS THIS VISIT BILLABLE OUT SIDE OF OB PACKAGE?

Chief Complaint
Hypertension follow-up...
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Posted By angie on 12-11-2018, 15:07:48 in Ob-Gyn
we plan to screen our OB patients for depression and anxiety at their initial OB exam and ...
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Posted By angie on 11-21-2018, 13:02:56 in Ob-Gyn
Pt has Hgb done at annual visit and provider finds she has low hgb and runs a cbc and othe...
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Posted By Maria on 11-19-2018, 12:55:50 in Ob-Gyn
Hey Melanie,

Help please with CPT code.

I have the hardest time with the excisions ...
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Posted By Maria on 11-15-2018, 09:15:05 in Ob-Gyn
Hey Melanie,

First thing, thanks so much for all your help recently.

I would not e...
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Posted By Maria on 11-15-2018, 08:44:23 in Anesthesia
Hello Everyone,

I am very new to anesthesiology coding, so please forgive me so many q...
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Posted By Rhonda Clark on 11-13-2018, 20:06:41 in Ob-Gyn
what date of service do I use when billing 59425 or 59425. some coders say use first ante...
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Posted By Maria on 11-12-2018, 14:43:01 in Ob-Gyn
Hello Melanie,

This one is my first....

The same physician that delivered the pt, a...
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Posted By Maria on 11-06-2018, 14:17:03 in Ob-Gyn
Hello Melanie,

I am confused on this repair report given below.

Pt taken to OR for ...
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Posted By Barbara on 10-26-2018, 13:37:14 in Ob-Gyn
My provider did a vaginal twin delivery. Twin A was delivered vaginally form a vertex pre...
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Posted By Deborah Roorda on 10-25-2018, 11:15:07 in Ob-Gyn
Patient has Mirena IUD which migrated into pelvis. Physician is going to remove it Laparos...
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Posted By Lillian on 10-18-2018, 10:06:22 in Ob-Gyn
When documenting for a problem ob visit should it be documented in the antepartum tool as ...
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Posted By Diana Rusk on 10-12-2018, 19:31:21 in Pulmonology
What is the protocol for a patient receiving oxygen therapy at their providers office enco...
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Posted By Maria on 10-09-2018, 08:08:58 in Ob-Gyn
Melanie,

Do you have any upcoming meetings, webinars, etc...?

Preferably on East Co...
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Posted By Maria on 10-09-2018, 07:54:18 in Ob-Gyn
Good Morning Melanie,

What would be the minimal requirements to bill a CST?

I am no...
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Posted By sonia p on 10-02-2018, 11:43:22 in Ob-Gyn
Hi Melanie- pt comes for her annual GYN exam and we can use Z01.419 or Z01.411. Does the ...
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Posted By Tammy on 09-17-2018, 20:49:54 in Ob-Gyn
Patient is 4 days postpartum and ended up back in hospital for wound infection, necrotizin...
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Posted By anita lawnick on 09-17-2018, 15:40:12 in Ob-Gyn
I have an ob pt, who we have seen her entire pregnancy. Except when she delivers, a doc fr...
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Posted By jamie on 09-04-2018, 12:58:33 in Ob-Gyn
When a Provider has an ob patient comes in the office because they felt discharge or loss ...
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Posted By Diana Rusk on 08-23-2018, 16:02:53 in Pulmonology
Providers that continue to practice the simple 6 MWT for pulmonary patients without treadm...
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Posted By angie on 08-22-2018, 12:41:19 in Ob-Gyn
Our clinic is thinking of doing telehealth services.
are coding for telehealth codes 9944...
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Posted By Melanie Witt on 08-08-2018, 20:56:28 in Ob-Gyn
For those of you who are posting ob/gyn questions, I will be on vacation and not checking ...
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Posted By anita lawnick on 07-26-2018, 10:43:28 in Ob-Gyn
Via the laparscope the iud was located in the left upper abdominal quadrant entangled in t...
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Posted By Ob gyn Coder on 07-18-2018, 09:54:40 in Ob-Gyn
During a audit review we had a physician mention other practices were getting a higher E&M...
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Posted By Donna Holl on 07-16-2018, 16:25:45 in ICD-10
I am in the middle of completing a 2-year degree in Medical Billing and Coding. For one of...
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Posted By angie on 06-27-2018, 11:39:58 in Ob-Gyn
Patient had LEEP for CIN 3 yesterday. Started bleeding around 6 pm last night and changed...
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Posted By Virginia Dunlap on 06-22-2018, 12:44:25 in Ob-Gyn
I do coding for the Outpatient Labor and Delivery, where pregnant patients are seen for ab...
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Posted By Lillian on 06-20-2018, 12:13:10 in Ob-Gyn
The patient's was 22wks based on LMP but 19wks based on ultrasound. She had a spontaneous ...
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Posted By jamie on 06-08-2018, 12:46:04 in Ob-Gyn
In the ultrasound report what is required to be able to bill the 76821, is documenting th...
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Posted By Staci on 06-04-2018, 13:35:46 in Neurosurgery
I used to use this forum when it was Coding911 but then it was having serious issues to th...
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Posted By anita lawnick on 05-29-2018, 16:43:58 in Ob-Gyn
Would 59510 mod 22 be sufficent to code? The op report can be sent to show the additional ...
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Posted By Lynn Radecky on 05-15-2018, 12:46:24 in Ob-Gyn
When my doctor performs a sonohysterogram in the office we bill 76831 and 58340. If the s...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 05-15-2018, 09:48:15 in Ob-Gyn
Our physician di a vaginal delivery on 02/23/2018 along with a 4th degree laceration repai...
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Posted By anita lawnick on 05-09-2018, 10:04:40 in Ob-Gyn
Need some clarification please. An Ob pt is in the hosp for severe hyperemesis for 3 days....
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Posted By Lillian on 05-08-2018, 10:56:26 in Ob-Gyn
Could someone please educate me so that I can pass this on to my physician how to "properl...
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Posted By Damaris S on 04-28-2018, 20:29:42 in Ob-Gyn
Dear Melanie,

We see patients regarding Fertility, so before we see the patients for th...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 04-23-2018, 14:01:08 in Ob-Gyn
Please review attached operative report and advise if the correct billing would be 59400 a...
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Posted By anita lawnick on 04-20-2018, 13:50:46 in Ob-Gyn
We have a post partum (almost 2 weeks) ob patient, who is bleeding. I was going to use O72...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 04-20-2018, 06:53:24 in Urology
Good Morning, Attached is an operative report that I believe we would code an unlisted cod...
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Posted By ob/gyn on 04-19-2018, 18:15:32 in Ob-Gyn
BCBS has denied a claim stating that our CNM can not perform a 11200 or 56501. We don't...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 04-19-2018, 12:57:20 in Ob-Gyn
Melanie,
note sure how to properly code for this :
Ihave attached the operative report...
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Posted By Natasha Patrick on 04-13-2018, 11:08:13 in Cardiology
Good Morning,

Does anyone know the cpt code for Abdominal Aortic PTA/Stent. Thank you f...
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Posted By sonia coder on 04-10-2018, 13:22:49 in Ob-Gyn
HI Melanie-- how would you bill this? On failed attempts I am never quite sure whether to...
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Posted By anita lawnick on 04-06-2018, 11:19:23 in Ob-Gyn
20 cc of lidocaine injected into the laceration site. A rectal exam was performed and ther...
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Posted By Lynn Radecky on 04-05-2018, 12:15:23 in Ob-Gyn
pt is 36 wks pregnant and had her cervical cerclage removed with no anesthesia in the hosp...
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Posted By ob/gyn on 03-29-2018, 16:25:39 in Ob-Gyn
Any suggestions on how this surgery should be coded? The Dr. told me a rep for the injec...
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Posted By angie on 03-26-2018, 11:52:41 in Ob-Gyn
pt having materniT genetic testing. not sure what dx code to use. pt had abnormal level ...
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Posted By Deborah Roorda on 03-23-2018, 11:29:42 in Ob-Gyn
Pt had a TVH & suprapubic bladder sling in December. Returns with "Prominent fold/rugae on...
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Posted By Maria on 03-21-2018, 16:07:14 in Ob-Gyn
Hi Melainie,

Am I any where in the ball park with my codes?

Thank you for all your ...
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Posted By ob/gyn on 03-21-2018, 10:58:19 in Ob-Gyn
Is the Implants graft/packing placed in the vaginal for hemostasis bundled into the H-D&C?...
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Posted By angie on 03-21-2018, 10:31:16 in Ob-Gyn
ICD-10 code for pregnant patient having genetic testings, 11 weeks because she has materna...
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Posted By angie on 03-15-2018, 10:33:33 in Ob-Gyn
Not sure what CPT code to use

Indications:The patient is a 27 year old African America...
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Posted By sonia coder on 03-14-2018, 13:01:29 in Ob-Gyn
Hi Melanie- are images/photos required to be saved in order to bill these codes? We now h...
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Posted By dianne on 03-12-2018, 16:03:35 in Radiology
One of my accounts are a group of Radiologists and Interventional Radiologists. Apparentl...
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Posted By sonia coder on 03-12-2018, 15:25:11 in Ob-Gyn
Hi Melanie- In regards to the below guideline, if a pt is admitted at 38.6 weeks in labor...
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Posted By Dorine on 03-12-2018, 09:57:30 in Ob-Gyn
I posted this question a while back and didn't get a response, any takers? i believe I can...
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Posted By Maria on 03-08-2018, 17:01:38 in Ob-Gyn
Hi Melanie,

Thanks so much for all your help.

I do a lot of billing for afterhours ...
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Posted By Maria on 03-08-2018, 16:38:28 in Ob-Gyn
Hey Melanie,


I am thinking this is a TLH .

1) All connections are detached lapar...
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Posted By Gracie Ermitano on 03-04-2018, 03:39:59 in Ob-Gyn
Hi Melanie, another question for you which I commonly encounter with my OBGYN providers be...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 02-27-2018, 10:31:28 in Ob-Gyn
Melanie,
Our patients come in for a prolia injection ( they bring the drug , we don't su...
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Posted By Gracie Ermitano on 02-27-2018, 01:15:58 in Ob-Gyn
Hi Melanie, i would like to ask your coding suggestion for the above procedures. I have ch...
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Posted By Maria on 02-26-2018, 15:39:30 in Ob-Gyn
Hey Melanie,

1) A Hys D&C done.

No discussion about resection/removal of fibroid. ...
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Posted By Dorine on 02-23-2018, 18:41:25 in Ob-Gyn
Hello OB/GYN Group,
Pt was prepped for surgery, uterus sounded and cervix dilated, hyster...
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Posted By Danielle Levy on 02-21-2018, 13:04:50 in Ob-Gyn
Melanie,
quick question ,
Can our physician bill for a H&P when sending patient to the...
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Posted By Gracie Ermitano on 02-20-2018, 21:23:39 in Ob-Gyn
Hi Melanie i just want to confirm if the visit status post delivery of a dead fetus at 36 ...
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Posted By Maria on 02-15-2018, 22:35:28 in Ob-Gyn
Hey Melanie,

Thank you so much for your opinion.

CPT for control of bleeding? I am...
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Posted By Maria on 02-13-2018, 20:14:18 in Ob-Gyn
Hello Melanie,

One more please.

I think the radical vulvectomy is CPT 56631. This c...
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Posted By Maria on 02-13-2018, 19:27:10 in Ob-Gyn
Hey Melanie,

CPT for control of bleeding? I am not sure about this as Dr Y located an...
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Posted By Maria on 02-08-2018, 13:49:07 in Ob-Gyn
Hi Melanie,

Physician removed Flishie clips at the same time as a Myomectomy.

The C...
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Posted By Gracie Ermitano on 02-06-2018, 20:39:31 in Ob-Gyn
Melanie, just a follow-up question and clarification on laminaria placement . IN the case ...
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Posted By Dorine on 02-01-2018, 18:41:27 in Ob-Gyn
Hello Ob-Gyn Group,

My doctor did a procedure called BLT Application and I am unsure if...
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Posted By angie on 02-01-2018, 15:35:49 in Ob-Gyn
If patient is pregnant with 1 fetus are we suppose to use say example O35.1XX0 or O35.1...
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Posted By Lillian on 01-31-2018, 11:28:52 in Ob-Gyn
The patient was in for a removal reinsertion of an IUD. After the 1st Mirena insertion the...
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