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ICD-10-CM Code O44.0
Placenta previa specified as without hemorrhage

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 O44.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of O44.0 that describes the diagnosis 'placenta previa specified as without hemorrhage' in more detail.

The ICD code O44 is used to code Placenta praevia

Placenta praevia (placenta previa AE) is an obstetric complication in which the placenta is inserted partially or wholly in the lower uterine segment. It is a leading cause of antepartum haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding). It affects approximately 0.4-0.5% of all labours.

Specialty: Obstetrics
MeSH Codes: D010923, D010923
ICD 9 Codes: 641.0, 641.1

Diagram showing a placenta praevia (Grade IV )

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for O44.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Low implantation of placenta specified as without hemorrhage

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O44.0 - Placenta previa specified as without hemorrhage'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O44.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: O44 - Placenta previa

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