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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert


Prepare For Numerous More Preterm Labor O60 Options

Tip: Indicate the fetus with your seventh character. Preterm labor is the presence of uterine contractions of sufficient frequency and intensity to effect progressive effacement and dilation of the cervix, prior to term gestation (between 20-37 weeks). Preterm labor precedes almost half of preterm births, and preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality in the United States. ICD-9-CM [...]