AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 4; ICD-10-CM NEW/REVISED CODES

Third Degree Perineal Laceration During Delivery

Codes in subcategory O70.2, Third degree perineal laceration during delivery, have been further expanded to subclassify third degree lacerations as grade IIIa, IIIb or IIIc depending on the severity of the trauma. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), through its collaborative hub, the Women’s Health Registry Alliance (reVITALize), initiative worked on the current classification of 3rd and 4th degree perineal lacerations to advance more robust data collection by moving toward standardization with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. The reVITALize definition for perineal lacerations is: 1° - Injury to perineal skin only2° - Injury...

To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS .

  • The official AHA publication for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and advice
  • Current newsletters added each quarter
  • Full Archives - over 3100 articles
  • ALL years/issues back to 1984 organized by year and issue
  • Includes ICD-10-CM/PCS Articles since 2013
  • Fully searchable through Find-A-Code's Comprehensive Search
  • Codes mentioned in articles are linked to Code Information pages
  • Code Information pages link back to related articles
  • View all the articles associated with any code, right from the code page!
Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • AHA's Coding Clinic® - ICD-10-CM/PCS +Archives

free demo
request yours today
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!

Thank you for choosing Find-A-Code, please Sign In to remove ads.