1. rpatterson

    Delivery dx code for uncomplicated delivery with high risk pregnancy

    ICD 10 Code O80 shows Encounter for full-term uncomplicated delivery. There is a note that states: ...This code is for use as a single diagnosis code and is not to be used with any other code from chapter 15. I have an OP Note for a patient that was induced at 39 weeks. She had a diagnosis of...
  2. L

    O80 - should not be used with any other O codes?

    I have a patient who was induced due to hypertension related to her pregnancy, the induction resulted in a vaginal delivery with a single live newborn. ICD-10 indicates that O80 should only be used if there are no complications. The delivery itself was uncomplicated and the babe was born the...