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Taxonomy Codes
Taxonomy Codes

Dear Members, and Coders,The purpose of this White Paper is to advise members of the definition of a Taxonomy Code, clarification of 'specialty'and 'sub-specialty'and proper usage. Download the PDF Continue Reading

Date posted01/19/2012


Maternal-Fetal Medicine Services-Ordering Diagnostic Testing
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Services-Ordering Diagnostic Testing

Dear Members, and Coders,This White Paper will deal with this subject and give, to the best of this Committee knowledge, what the appropriate way of billing and obtaining reimbursement for such services. Download the PDF Continue Reading

Date posted05/9/2011


Billing Combination of 76801 and 76813
Billing Combination of 76801 and 76813

Dear Members, and Coders,This White Paper will deal with this subject and give, to the best of this Committee’s knowledge, what the appropriate way of billing and obtaining reimbursement for such services. Download the PDF Continue Reading

Date posted11/16/2010


Genetic Counseling - Revised
Genetic Counseling - Revised

Dear Members and Coders,Please find attached a Revised White Paper on the Policy for Billing and Reimbursement for Genetics Counseling. Download the PDF Continue Reading

Date posted10/1/2010


Usage of the new V codes - Revised
Usage of the new V codes - Revised

Dear Members and Coders,The SMFM Coding Committee originally released a White Paper (dated October 1, 2008), detailing the intended usage of the new 'Suspected Conditions Not Found'category of codes.After further discussions, the SMFM Coding Committee has made revisions to this White Paper. This... Continue Reading

Date posted12/16/2008


Usage of the new V codes
Usage of the new V codes

Dear Members and Coders,The intent of this document is to ensure that physicians, coders, billers, etc. have a clear understanding on how to report specific conditions commonly seen in an MFM practice. The SMFM Coding Committee has worked diligently in achieving these new codes. Download the PDF Continue Reading

Date posted10/1/2008