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Topic Originator: coder D
Post Date March 5, 2009 @ 9:38 AM
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coder D
March 5, 2009 @ 9:38 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

If a OB patient comes in for induction due to suspected intrauterine growth retardation would you use 656.53 as admitting diagnosis?

Also, the pt delivered and the baby was fine, would I only code the induction proc code and no diagnosis code for this since the baby was 6 lbs 5 oz?

Lastly, is there a code for heavy lochia?  

Thanks



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