Coding Tip of the Month – March 2017

UASI Coding Tip of the Month

Scenario: An elderly primigravida mother is admitted at term and has a normal spontaneous vaginal delivery. What ICD-10-CM code(s) would be assigned to this visit? Answer: O80 Encounter for full-term uncomplicated delivery Rationale: ICD-10-CM Guideline I.C.15.b.2 Codes from category O09, Supervision of high-risk pregnancy, are itended for use only during prenatal period. For complications during…

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