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    Is there a dx code for a mother who is Rh- (lacks protein) and will be getting the Rhogam injection but does not have the antibodies?

    Would it be V23.89 (Other high risk pregnancy)? I know that 656.1x should only be used for Rh- mother who has already developed the antibodies.

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    I have been using code V07.2 prophylactic immunotherapy for this exact situation and haven't had any problems with denials.

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    Per the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, code as 646.83, V07.2

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