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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert


Diversify How You Will Report Decreased Fetal Movements in 2015

Your 655.7x diagnoses will expand to encompass specific fetuses. Pregnant patients may present to your ob-gyn practice complaining of decreased fetal movement, which may prompt the physician to order a fetal non-stress test (NST). To support this service, you should report a decreased fetal movement diagnosis code. ICD-9-CM codes: Currently, you will report this condition with these codes: 655.70, Decreased [...]