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Mother with pre-existing conditions

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    We are coding for delivery , patient had diabetes and hypertension before she got pregnant. what is the proper way to code and where may I find this to show for coding discrediting?
    coder 1 : 650,250.00,401.9,V27.0
    coder 2: 648.01,250.00,642.21,401.9,V27.0

    Thank you in advance for you opinion
    TV

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    Number 2 , first because those are the correct codes, and to find the supportive info, read the coding guidelines in the pregnancy section

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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