AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2011 Issue 4; VOLUMES 1 & 2 NEW/REVISED CODES

Biochemical Pregnancy

Effective October 1, 2011, category 631, Other abnormal products of conception, has been revised to create specific codes to uniquely describe inappropriate change in quantitative human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in early pregnancy (631.0) and other abnormal products of conception (631.8). Human chorionic gonadotropin, or hCG, is a hormone produced in the body during pregnancy. An hCG blood test measures the level of hCG detectable in the blood. The tests can be qualitative (showing a yes/no answer of whether the woman has hCG in her blood) or quantitative (a measurement of the amount of hCG in the blood)...

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