AMA CPT® Assistant - 1997 Issue 6 (June)

Maternity Care and Delivery, 59899 (Q&A) (June 1997)

June 1997 page 10b Coding Consultation Maternity Care and Delivery, 59899 (Q&A) Question How would I code an amnioinfusion catheter insertion into the vagina for infusing solution for meconium staining? AMA Comment Currently, CPT does not have a specific code to report amnioinfusion catheterization. Therefore, you would use the unlisted procedure code59899, Unlisted procedure, maternity care and delivery. Whenever using an unlisted code, you should also submit a copy of the operative report to the third-party payor. Maternity Care and Delivery, 59899 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1997; June 1997 page 10b ...

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