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    Default Urgent Question: Fetal distress secondary to cord compression

    HELP!!

    Do very little OB--filling in!

    If a healthy full term newborn is delivered via c-section because of fetal distress/cord compression, where (if anywhere) do these diags gom Mom or baby?

    TY
    Janice

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    Use 663.21 as your primary dx for the delivery.
    Tesja Erickson, CPC, CPMA COBGC, CEMC
    The Coding Surgeon
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