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Anesthesia Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Submit Multiple Diagnoses for C-section, Failed VBAC


- Published on Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Question: A patient had a C-section following a failed VBAC due to fetal distress. She had vaginal bleeding; the OB-GYN performed a hysterectomy during the C-section. What are the best diagnoses for this encounter? Connecticut Subscriber Answer: You have multiple diagnosis options, depending on the supporting documentation. Some possibilities for delivery include: O80 (Encounter for full-term uncomplicated delivery), O34.211 (Maternal [...]





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