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DX code help please!!

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    Medical Coding Books
    Doctor stated dx as "failed pregnancy". The pt had a positive BHCG of 60 and then a week later fell to 5.49. The pt states she never had any bleeding or cramping. I was looking at 634.90 but really don't like that. Any ideas??

    Thank you,

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    Greeley, Colorado
    I wonder if the patient was ever truly pregnant...
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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    She had 2 positive BHCG tests then a negative. I don't know much about that but I think it would be odd to have 2 positive then a negative.

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    20 year 30 weeks pregnant presents to the radiology dept for an untrasound. her pregnancy is complicated by breech presentation.
    I coded 652.23 is this correct?

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