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ICD-10-CM Code O43.2
Morbidly adherent placenta

NON-BILLABLE
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.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code O43.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of O43.2 that describes the diagnosis 'morbidly adherent placenta' in more detail.


The ICD code O432 is used to code Placenta accreta

Placenta accreta occurs when all or part of the placenta attaches abnormally to the myometrium (the muscular layer of the uterine wall). Three grades of abnormal placental attachment are defined according to the depth of invasion:

Specialty: Obstetrics
MeSH Code: D010921
ICD 9 Code: 667.0

Types of placenta accreta

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for O43.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Also Note:
Code Also
A Code Also note indicates that two or more codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but the order of codes is at the coder's discretion. Code order depends on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
Associated third stage postpartum hemorrhage, if applicable See code O72.0
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."
Retained placenta - instead, use code O73.-

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition

Parent Code: O43 - Placental disorders

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