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TRICARE Policy Manual 6010.60-M, April 1, 2015
Surgery
Chapter 4
Section 18.4
Cesarean Sections
Issue Date:  July 27, 1993
Authority:  32 CFR 199.4(c)(2)(i)
Copyright:  CPT only © 2006 American Medical Association (or such other date of publication of CPT). All Rights Reserved.
Revision:  
1.0  CPT PROCEDURE CODE RANGE
59510 - 59515
2.0  POLICY
Services and supplies related to medically necessary cesarean sections may be cost-shared. Cost-sharing for services and supplies related to elective cesarean sections, that is, those done at the request or convenience of the beneficiary, is limited to what would have been provided for vaginal delivery. The beneficiary is responsible for any amount that exceeds the amount of coverage when an elective cesarean section is performed.
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