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ICD-10-CM Code O69.4
Labor and delivery complicated by vasa previa

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.
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 O69.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'labor and delivery complicated by vasa previa' 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 O69.4XX0 not applicable or unspecified
1 O69.4XX1 fetus 1
2 O69.4XX2 fetus 2
3 O69.4XX3 fetus 3
4 O69.4XX4 fetus 4
5 O69.4XX5 fetus 5
9 O69.4XX9 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 O694 is used to code Vasa praevia

Vasa praevia (vasa previa AE) is an obstetric complication in which fetal blood vessels cross or run near the internal orifice of the uterus. These vessels are at risk of rupture when the supporting membranes rupture, as they are unsupported by the umbilical cord or placental tissue.The term "vasa previa" is derived from the Latin; "vasa" means vessel and "previa" comes from "pre" meaning "before" and "via" meaning "way". In other words, vessels lie before the baby in the birth canal and in the way.

Specialty: Obstetrics
ICD 9 Code: 663.5

Vasa praevia

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for O69.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Labor and delivery complicated by hemorrhage from vasa previa

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O69.4 - Labor and delivery complicated by vasa previa'

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Parent Code: O69 - Labor and delivery complicated by umbilical cord complications

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