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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

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Seventh Character ICD-10 Codes for Ob Patients

Question: When adding the 7th character on OB codes, where it states “0 not applicable, fetus 1, fetus 2, fetus 3, fetus 4, fetus 5, 9 other fetus,” is the 0 to be used for a single gestation? And then for multiple gestation, is fetus1 equivalent to baby A and fetus 2 to baby B and so on? This was how [...]

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