AMA CPT® Assistant - 2002 Issue 9 (September)

Maternity Care and Delivery/Surgery (September 2002)

September 2002 page 11-end Coding Consultation:Maternity Care and Delivery/Surgery Maternity Care and Delivery, 59160 (Q&A) Question What is the appropriate code to report for a suctional D&C of retained placenta after the delivery? AMA Comment From a CPT coding perspective, it would be appropriate to report CPT code 59160, Curettage, postpartum, for the D&C of the retained placenta. Maternity Care and Delivery/Surgery (September 2002). CPT® Assistant. 2002; September 2002 page 11-end ...

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