Effective April 6, 2015, ACOG Fellows and their staff will be able to submit specific OB/GYN coding questions to ACOG Coding Assistance by registering for our New Ticket Database at https://acogcoding.freshdesk.com. Registration is free, quick and easy! Read the announcement for more details.
Correct coding helps ensure that a practice receives payment for vaccines given to patients. ACOG has published a coding guide solely focused on immunizations: Immunization Coding for Obstetrician-Gynecologists 2013 and a quick glance guide for frequently used immunization codes.
Proper coding means being sure that the code selected is appropriate as follows:
ICD-10 Implementation Information:
The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), implementation in the United States has been delayed due to congressional action until October 1, 2015. ACOG believes Fellows need to remain prepared for this change, and will continue to provide resources such as workshops, newsletters, and alerts regarding the new timeline. As additional updates and resources regarding this change become available, they will be posted at the link below.
View ACOG's Frequently Asked Immunization Coding Questions
ACOG Immunization Coding Quick Glance Guides: (scroll past physician script to reach coding information)
To learn more about Coding, visit ACOG’s Coding Page.