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ICD 10 Coding Alert


Select The Appropriate Cesarean Procedure and Diagnosis Codes With This Advice

For a cesarean, ICD-10-CM guidelines say to use this code as your primary dx. Although the terminology seems cold, ICD-10-PCS says you should treat cesareans as “extractions of products of conception.” Check out this procedure note and go the extra step of applying both ICD-10-CM codes to your single procedure code. Read Through This Inpatient Note Inpatient admission: The patient, [...]

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