AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Codes

Revised Qualifier Values for Root Operation “Extraction” (Cesarean Delivery)

A single change was made in the Obstetrics Section. Two qualifier values were revised in code table 10D, Extraction, Pregnancy, as noted below. The change will facilitate the appropriate classification of cesarean delivery procedures using existing codes by more closely aligning with the current clinical use of the terms associated with cesarean deliveries.   From To Body PartQualifierQualifier0 Products of Conception 0 Classical 0 High   1 Low Cervical 1 Low Three types of uterine incisions can be performed, during a cesarean section. The type of uterine incision would depend on the presentation of the infant and the existence...

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