Being conscious of these coding changes will help applicants prepare for the test. Especially now that the exam is electronic, the latest coding updates will be included to prevent coders from using memorized codes and to test that they are using the necessary ongoing education required of coding professionals. This column focuses on ICDCM diagnosis changes, especially commonly used and memorized diagnosis codes, as well as areas where a significant number of revisions have been made.
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Witt, former program manager in the Department of Coding and Nomenclature at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, is an independent coding and documentation consultant. When in doubt on a coding or billing matter, check with your individual payer. Q I need a diagnosis code for vaginal bleeding 8 weeks postpartum. The physician says it is possibly retained products of conception.
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International Classification of Disease, Ninth Revision ICD-9 diagnosis codes have not been validated for identifying cases of missed abortion where a pregnancy is no longer viable but the cervical os remains closed. We studied females ages 13—50 years presenting to the ED of an urban academic medical center. We reviewed patient records Early pregnancy failure EPFcommonly known as miscarriage, is frequently diagnosed in the emergency department ED.
There are two types of amenorrhea: primary and secondary. Genetic problems, excessive exercise, or anorexia nervosa may cause primary amenorrhea. Secondary amenorrhea is when menstruation ceases for at least three months.