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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Ob-Gyn:

Stop Thinking of 646.83 As Your Pregnancy Complication Catch-All Code

You’ll need to specify trimester for all of these conditions. Pregnant patients may present to a provider with conditions complicating her pregnancy. These might include low weight gain, herpes gestationis, exhaustion/fatigue, or some other condition not found in your coding manual.  Currently, you would report 646.83 (Other specified complications of pregnancy; antepartum condition or complication). ICD-10-CM Codes: However, all that [...]


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