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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

ICD-10:
New Diagnoses Specify Trimester Renal Disease in Pregnancy

Make sure you heed the advice featured in the Note under this code set.  When a patient is pregnant, she undergoes important alterations in acid-based, electrolyte, and renal function due to pregnancy-associated physiologic changes in renal and systemic hemodynamics. That means she might be susceptible to conditions such as albuminuria, nephropathy, uremia, and gestational proteinuria. ICD-9-CM Codes: Currently, you would [...]

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