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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert


Post Term Pregnancy? Look To These 2 ICD-10 Options

Tip: Over 42 weeks means you should opt for “prolonged” code. Patients whose pregnancies last longer than 40 weeks gestation are either labeled “post term pregnancies” (40-42 weeks) or “prolonged pregnancies” (over 42 weeks).  ICD-9-CM Codes: Currently, you should report this condition with the following diagnosis codes: 645.10, Post term pregnancy, unspecified episode of care  645.11, ... delivered, with or [...]

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