On the YouTube channel TCT Supercoder in the video “Answers To Your Top 10 Ob-Gyn Billing and Coding Questions” they discuss medical billing for ob/gyn for the use of Depo-Provera injections. Depo-Provera injections are used for contraceptive management and the treatment of pain from a condition called endometriosis. It is also used to prevent HIV and AIDs during sex. This injection is sometimes used to treat problems with your menstrual cycles.
This injection can cause severe bone loss and patients should not be on it for too long. When billing, the number used for Depo is 96372 and the bill should include what it is used for and the vital signs of the patients. It bill should include the diagnostic coding for injections.
Medicare cannot be billed for this injection unless there is a supervising nurse or medical person supervising the injection. The billing should include the dosage and frequency of the service provided. It can be billed separately if associated with another procedure if it is clearly shown on the bill.
The video explains medical billing for ob/gyn for Depo-Provera injections and the coding used for different treatments. It explains how to bill the patient depending on the use, amount used, and price.