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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert


Pinpoint How You'll Report Placenta Previa Next Year

Shift your 641.1x codes to O44.1x codes in ICD-10. When the placenta attaches itself to the uterine wall (close to or covering the cervix), the patient has placenta previa. The main symptom of placenta previa is sudden, painless vaginal bleeding. Currently, you’ll report this condition with one of the following ICD-9-CM codes: 641.10, Hemorrhage from placenta previa unspecified as to [...]

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