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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

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Highlight Drug Use ICD-10 Codes for Pregnant Patients

Question: When is it appropriate to add the O99.32- codes? My physicians are very hesitant to use them. They want to use R82.5 for positive drug screen. I think they do not want the patients to be identified as a drug abuser. What should I do? If I use the O99.32- codes, should they stay on the patient on the [...]

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