Coding and Billing Guidance

SMFM's Coding Committee and Practice Management Division have led efforts to ensure that MFMs and other obstetric care providers have information to support telemedicine and remote patient monitoring services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Review our open-access coding resources below. 


Coding for MFM Webinar II: Code Optimally for COVID-19 Services
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, SMFM experts monitor the changes to MFM coding. This webinar (recorded on December 9, 2020) will keep MFMs and their teams up-to-speed on various emerging COVID-19 coding challenges. 

Telemedicine & Coding Tips in the Era of COVID
Learn from Drs. Vanita Jain and Sina Haeri by watching the webinar, "Telemedicine and Coding Tips in the Era of COVID." The slide deck is available here. (April 23, 2020)

MFM Practice Management in the Era of COVID-19
Learn from Drs. Fadi Bsat, Brian Iriye, Tom Lee, Frank Ciafone, Brad Hart, Leslie Protomastro, and Pam Young, by watching a recorded roundtable discussion, "MFM Practice Management in the Era of COVID-19. The slide deck is available here. (April 10, 2020)


Interim Coding Update & Guidance: Additional Practice Expenses incurred during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, New CPT 99072 September 2020

Coding Tip: Utilizing E/M CPT Code 99211when performing COVID testing June 2020

Interim Coding Guidance on the Following Topic, April 2020

White Paper: Interim Coding Guidance: Coding for Telemedicine and Remote Patient Monitoring Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic, March 2020

SMFM calls on payers to work with OB care providers to enable social spacing and minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 for high-risk women. , March 2020

Interim ICD-10-CM Coding Guidance: Recommended Coding for COVID-19 and Pregnancy, March 2020