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THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY FOR COLLEGE EXECUTIVE BOARD, COUNCILS AND COMMITTEES As a general rule, information discussed and generated in Executive Board, council and committee meetings should be kept confidential until a final document or report is issued. Neither staff nor members should publicly discuss specific details about ongoing projects. One reason for confidentiality is to avoid spreading misinformation. Until the process of generating a document formulating a position has been completed, the College's stand on a particular...


SP176 Tipos de diabetes Los proveedores de atención médica a menudo llaman a la diabetes que está presente antes del embarazo “diabetes pregestacional”. La diabetes se produce debido a un problema con la insulina. La insulina transporta glucosa fuera de la sangre y dentro de las células del cuerpo donde se convierte en energía. Hay tres tipos de diabetes: tipo 1, tipo 2 y diabetes gestacional. En la diabetes de tipo 1, el organismo Un embarazo saludable para las mujeres con diabetes The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE PHYSICIANS PATIEN...


Florida Statutes 766.301- 766.316 as amended through July 1,2001


9905.
March 2001

Number Number 253, March 2001

(Replaces Statement of Policy on Liposuction, January 1988, Reaffirmed 2017)

Cosmetic procedures (such as laser hair removal, body piercing, tattoo removal, and liposuction) are not considered gynecologic procedures and, therefore, generally are not taught in approved obstetric and gynecologic residencies. Because these are not considered gynecologic procedures, it is inappropriate for the College to establish guidelines for training. As with other surgical procedures, credentialing for cosmetic procedures should be based on education, training, experience, and demonstrated competence.


Number Number 250, January 2001

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee on Coding and Nomenclature believes that physicians must code accurately the services they provide and the diagnoses that justify those services for purposes of appropriate payment. This requirement is consistent with the rules established by the American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel and published as the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and with those established by the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM), which are pub...


9907.
January 2001

Erickson K., Schmidt L., Santesso D.L., Schulkin J., Gregory K., Hobel C. Obstetrician-gynecologists' knowledge and training about antenatal corticosteroids. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 97(1):140-6, 2001 Jan.


9908.
January 2001

Number Number 249, January 2001

(Reaffirmed 2005)

Physicians are responsible for accurately coding the services they provide to their patients. Likewise, insurers are obligated to process all legitimate insurance claims for covered services accurately and in a timely manner. It is inappropriate for physicians to code or for insurers to process claims incorrectly in order to enhance or reduce reimbursement. When either party engages in such a practice intentionally and repetitively, it should be considered dishonest and may be subject to civil and criminal penalties.


Number Number 234, May 2000

(Replaces No. 219, August 1999, Reaffirmed 2017)

Prevention of transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from mother to fetus or newborn (vertical transmission) is a major goal in the care of pregnant women infected with HIV. An important advance in this regard was the demonstration that treatment of the mother with zidovudine (ZDV) during pregnancy and labor and of the neonate for the first 6 weeks after birth could reduce the transmission rate from 25% to 8% (1). Continuing research into vertical transmission of HIV suggests that a substantial number of cases occur as the result of fetal exposure to the virus during labor a...


9910.
January 2000

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