ICD-10-CM Code O99.21
Obesity complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code O99.21 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of O99.21 that describes the diagnosis 'obesity comp pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium' in more detail.
- O99.21 Obesity complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for O99.21 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse 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 the type of obesity See code E66.-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O99.21 - Obesity complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium'
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