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OB check and other problem

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    If a pt who is pregnant visits office for cold and routine ob/gyn check, do we code the cold as if it complicates the pregnancy--what are the rules regarding the documentation--does the provider have to state "does not complicate pregnancy" or "does complicate pregnancy."

    Thank you!

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    Default I found the guideline--thank you and sorry
    Nevermind...I found the guideline

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    What resource did you find the reference in? I have this with several flu patients who are also pregnant this month.

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