Obstetrics and gynaecology P009 - Attendance at labour and delivery

General Info

Billing Amount: $498.70

Description

Payable to a physician other than an obstetric consultant for attending labour and delivery when the physician either assists at vaginal delivery or surgery, gives anaesthetic at a caesarean section or operative delivery, or resuscitates the newborn.

Notes:

Anaesthesia or Assistant units are not eligible for payment when the same physician claims P009 on the same patient.

[Commentary: See Obstetrics Preamble p. K1, paragragh "e" for the services included in attendance at labour. P009 or P038 is not payable if any of these component services of attendance at labour are not rendered.]