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ICD-10-CM Code O32.1
Maternal care for breech presentation

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
7th Character Required
7th Character Required
Code requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code O32.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'maternal care for breech presentation' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:

7th Digit Billable Code 7th Digit Specifies
0 O32.1XX0 not applicable or unspecified
1 O32.1XX1 fetus 1
2 O32.1XX2 fetus 2
3 O32.1XX3 fetus 3
4 O32.1XX4 fetus 4
5 O32.1XX5 fetus 5
9 O32.1XX9 other fetus

What is 7th Character Extension?

For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info

The ICD code O321 is used to code Breech birth

A breech birth is the birth of a baby from a breech presentation, in which the baby exits the pelvis with the buttocks or feet first as opposed to the normal head-first presentation. In breech presentation, fetal heart sounds are heard just above the umbilicus.

Specialty: Obstetrics, Midwifery
MeSH Code: D001946
ICD 9 Code: 652.1

Frank breech, William Smellie, 1792

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for O32.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Maternal care for buttocks presentation
Maternal care for complete breech
Maternal care for frank breech
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Footling presentation - instead, use code O32.8
Incomplete breech - instead, use code O32.8

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O32.1 - Maternal care for breech presentation'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O32.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: O32 - Maternal care for malpresentation of fetus

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