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ICD-10-CM Code O98
Maternal infectious and parasitic diseases classifiable elsewhere but complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

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 O98 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of O98 that describes the diagnosis 'matern infec/parastc dis classd elsw but compl preg/chldbrth' in more detail.

Coding Notes for O98 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
The listed conditions when complicating the pregnant state, when aggravated by the pregnancy, or as a reason for obstetric care
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code (Chapter 1), to identify specific infectious or parasitic disease
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Herpes gestationis - instead, use code O26.4-
Infectious carrier state (O99.82-, O99.83-) - instead, use code O99.82-
Obstetrical tetanus - instead, use Code A34
Puerperal infection - instead, use code O86.-
Puerperal sepsis - instead, use Code O85
When the reason for maternal care is that the disease is known or suspected to have affected the fetus - instead, use Section O35-O36

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