Z34.8- and z34.9-

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Z34.0- is when it's the patients first pregnancy.
Z34.8- is when it's not the patients first pregnancy.
Z34.9- is when its not documented if its the patients first or not.

From the ICD-10-CM Guidelines I.A.9.a-b

9) Other and Unspecified codes

a. “Other” codes
Codes titled “other” or “other specified” are for use when the information in the medical record provides detail for which a specific code does not exist. Alphabetic Index entries with NEC in the line designate “other” codes in the Tabular List. These Alphabetic Index entries represent specific disease entities for which no specific code exists so the term is included within an “other” code.

b. “Unspecified” codes
Codes titled “unspecified” are for use when the information in the medical record is insufficient to assign a more specific code. For those categories for which an unspecified code is not provided, the “other specified” code may represent both other and unspecified.
 
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