New Reimbursement Policy - Maternity Services and Multiple Delivery - Professional
For more information about this new policy, visit the Reimbursement Policy page at empireblue.com/provider.
September 2019 Empire Provider News
Beginning with dates of service on or after December 1, 2019, Empire’s current Routine Obstetrics policy will be retired and will be replaced by the new Maternity Services policy and the new Multiple Delivery policy. The new Multiple Delivery policy has the same reimbursement guidelines and requirements as the current Routine Obstetrics policy. The new Maternity Services policy has the same reimbursement guidelines for global billing as the current Routine Obstetrics policy with an update to the postpartum period. The postpartum period for CPT code 59430 (Postpartum care only) will change from 45 days to a 90 day period.