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

Maternal Care for Disproportion Due to Other Fetal Deformities

An instructional note has been added under subcategory O33.7, Maternal care for disproportion due to other fetal deformities. The note indicates that the 7th characters 1 through 9 are assigned for fetus identification to classify the fetus for which the complication code applies. The seventh character “0” is applied for multiple gestations when the documentation in the health record is not sufficient to determine the fetus affected and it is not possible to obtain clarification, or when it is not possible to clinically determine which fetus is affected. This note replaces an unintentional deletion that was made...

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