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Tips for Documenting and Coding Injections and Infusions

Encounters for patients who are pregnant, in delivery, or in the puerperium, use codes from Chapter 15 Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium (O00-O9A).  There are key data points and specific guidelines that must be followed.  As with all coding, remember to imagine how the story unfolded and aim to relay that story with the correct codes. A well-documented provider’s note related to the care of an antepartum or postpartum patient will include...

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Coding for Primary Cancer and Metastatic Cancers

Encounters for patients who are pregnant, in delivery, or in the puerperium, use codes from Chapter 15 Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium (O00-O9A).  There are key data points and specific guidelines that must be followed.  As with all coding, remember to imagine how the story unfolded and aim to relay that story with the correct codes. A well-documented provider’s note related to the care of an antepartum or postpartum patient will include...

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Coding Conditions that take place in Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium

Encounters for patients who are pregnant, in delivery, or in the puerperium, use codes from Chapter 15 Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium (O00-O9A).  There are key data points and specific guidelines that must be followed.  As with all coding, remember to imagine how the story unfolded and aim to relay that story with the correct codes. A well-documented provider’s note related to the care of an antepartum or postpartum patient will include...

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