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  1. #1
    Question triplet pregnancy
    Medical Coding Books
    any please answer
    thanks in advance

    cpt 88305 * 3
    specimen placenta
    placeta A normal
    placenta b normal
    placenta c acute CHORIOAMINOTIS

    can we code 658.41 or

    Last edited by drdadhichsunil; 06-23-2009 at 03:52 AM.

  2. #2
    If this is a ceasarian delivery, aren't all these placentas 3rd trimester, 88307??

    I think 651.1- is the more interesting dx from a pathological point-of-view along with 658.4- for the chorioamnionitis for triplet C.

  3. #3
    Frederick, MD
    I would code 658.41 and 651.11 together. And yes third trimester placentas are 88307.

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