Results 1 to 2 of 2

Missed ab, twins

  1. Default Missed ab, twins
    New Call-to-action
    Is there a dx code for mised ab w/twins? 632 doesn't specify single or multiple gestations.

  2. Default
    Missed abortion Twins. Yes you have to document if it was missed abotion of both fetuses. Why so? Here we go: there may be demise of both twins at the same or different period of gestation. OR one may be alive and the other may have died in utero- this may remain dead in utero or, as days go by, may be vanishing and then it is termed as "vanishing Twins" and the other live fetus may reach up to term and deliver being unscathed, OR, the dead fetus may excite a threatened abortion or go for spontaneous abortion.

    So it is mandatory to indicate that both fetuses are dead, if that was the case.
    Misses abortion code and another code from 651.0x also have to be reported ; if there was any other diagnosis associated with pregnancy/or complicating pregnancy also would be reported.

Similar Threads

  1. Missed abortion for Twins
    By Lillian7 in forum OB/GYN
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-05-2015, 05:43 PM
  2. need help with missed ab at 20 weeks
    By in forum OB/GYN
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-10-2015, 10:14 AM
  3. ectopic vs. missed Ab.
    By dlmcphail in forum OB/GYN
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-28-2014, 10:02 AM
  4. Missed abortion
    By YBYERS in forum OB/GYN
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-10-2012, 07:58 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.