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ICD-10-CM Correction for Fetal Monitoring

January 26, 2016

Effective October 1, 2015, CPT-4 codes 59050 (fetal monitoring during labor by consulting physician [i.e., non-attending physician] with written report; supervision and interpretation) and 59051 (...interpretation only) are not reimbursable with ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes O09.213 – O09.93.

Updated manual pages will be released in a future Medi-Cal Update.

Providers are encouraged to check the Medi-Cal website regularly for updates regarding this issue.