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Trichorionic Triamniotic Triplet Gestation

Question: I have a triplet pregnancy that says it is “Trichorionic Triamniotic triplet gestation.” What would be the appropriate V code? California Subscriber Answer: Trichorionic triamniotic triplet gestations mean that each fetus has its own placenta and amniotic sac.  ICD-9 designed the V91.-- codes (Multiple gestation placenta status …) to assign some level of chorionicity for triplets when one or more of [...]