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    hi
    which supervision diagnosis code do i use when patient presents for routine ob care but she has short intervals between her pregnancies.
    and how many months between pregnancies is considered short intervals?

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    My OB docs choose O09.89- category for this. The technical definition of a short term interval is less than 18 months between the delivery date and the conception date. However, I find my MDs use this for less than 12 months. Hope this helps.

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