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Supervision of "other" pregnancy

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    I was hoping someone could tell me what does it mean the word other in these two codes:

    Z34.83 Encounter for Supervision of other normal pregnancy
    O09.892 - Supervision of other high risk pregnancies, second trimester

    Does it mean other than her first child or doesn't apply also to other pregnancy like If someone has had a miscarriage, than their pregnancy would be an "other" but they would be having their first child?

    you're help appreciated,
    thanks in advance.

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    Columbia, MO
    you count the pregnancy not the number of births so if she had a previous pregnancy that did not result in a live birth it still counts as a pregnancy. so supervision of other pregnancy is other than the first pregnancy regardless of outcome.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Thank you!

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