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ICD 10 Coding Alert


Get Specific For Postpartum Depression With F53

Hint: Use the same ICD-10 code for a diagnosis of puerperal psychosis. When your clinician diagnoses a patient with postpartum depression, you’ll be elated to know that there is a specific code for the condition in ICD-10. So, you’ll no longer have to report it under a more generalized code as you had to do when you were using ICD-9 [...]