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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert


Stop Thinking of 646.83 As Your Pregnancy Complication Catch-All Code After Oct. 1

You’ll need to specify trimester for all of these conditions. Pregnant patients may present to a provider with conditions complicating her pregnancy. These might include low weight gain, herpes gestationis, exhaustion/fatigue, or some other condition not found in your coding manual.  Currently, you would report 646.83 (Other specified complications of pregnancy; antepartum condition or complication). ICD-10-CM Codes: However, all that [...]