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ICD 10 Coding Alert

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Ob-gyn: Effortlessly Transition to Mild Pre-Eclampsia Diagnoses in 2014

Your ob-gyn needs to start documenting the pre-eclampsia severity. Pre-eclampsia is a condition where hypertension occurs during a patient’s pregnancy along with significant amounts of protein in the urine. This is the most common dangerous pregnancy complication, and it may affect both the mother and the unborn child. Currently, you should report this condition with these ICD-9-CM codes: 642.40, Mild [...]