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  1. #1
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    Hi All...

    I was hoping someone could help me. I am in search of a code for subchorionic hemorrhage. My Dr. gave me this dx and I can't find anything.

    Help please.

  2. #2
    Greeley, Colorado
    I'm thinking a placenta previa - since the chorion eventually forms the placenta... Maybe 641.13?

  3. #3
    793.99 can used for abnormal finding of placenta on ultrasound. There is no code specific to subchorionic bleed that I know of. Placenta previa and subchorionic hematoma are NOT the same thing. It is a risky practice to assign a code which is not documented in the record.
    Patricia A Hubbard, CPC

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