AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes

Encounters for Obstetrical and Reproductive Services

The title of code Z31.5, Encounter for genetic counseling, has been revised to “Encounter for procreative genetic counseling.” Seventeen new codes have been created at category Z36, Encounter for antenatal screening of mother, to provide additional specificity for improved data tracking and quality measurement of antenatal screening performance. The codes are based on the reason for the screening, rather than the procedure used to perform the screening. For example, an ultrasound may be performed to screen for multiple antenatal findings and conditions, such as fetal growth retardation, or nuchal translucency, which can be a sign of...

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