ICD-10-CM Code O41.12
Non-Billable CodeNon-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.
ICD Code O41.12 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of O41.12 that describes the diagnosis 'chorioamnionitis' in more detail.
- O41.12 Chorioamnionitis NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code O411 is used to code Chorioamnionitis
Chorioamnionitis also known as intra-amniotic infection (IAI) is an inflammation of the fetal membranes (amnion and chorion) due to a bacterial infection. It typically results from bacteria ascending into the uterus from the vagina and is most often associated with prolonged labor. The risk of developing chorioamnionitis increases with each vaginal examination that is performed in the final month of pregnancy, including during labor.
|MeSH Codes:||D002821, D002821|
|ICD 9 Codes:||658.4, 762.7|
Micrograph showing chorioamnionitis. The clusters of blue dots are inflammatory cells (neutrophils, eosinophils and lymphocytes). H&E stain.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O41.12 - Chorioamnionitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O41.12. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.