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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert


Streamline Your 670.22, 670.24 Codes Into a Single Diagnosis in ICD-10

Tip: Remember to include an additional code for the infectious agent. Puerperal sepsis is known as childbed fever. Women can contract a bacterial infection during childbirth or a miscarriage. This is a serious form of septicemia and, if left untreated, is often fatal. ICD-9-CM Codes: Currently, you should report this condition with the following ICD-9 codes: 670.22, Puerperal sepsis, delivered, [...]

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