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ICD-10-CM Code O99
Other maternal diseases classifiable elsewhere but complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

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 O99 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of O99 that describes the diagnosis 'oth maternal diseases classd elsw but compl preg/chldbrth' in more detail.


Coding Notes for O99 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Conditions which complicate the pregnant state, are aggravated by the pregnancy or are a main 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 to identify specific condition
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."
When the reason for maternal care is that the condition is known or suspected to have affected the fetus - instead, use Section O35-O36

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/O99