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then the additional code(s) that specifies the condition caused by the poisoning, toxic effect, adverse effect or underdosing. See Section I.C.19. Adverse effects, poisoning, underdosing and toxic effects. n. Normal delivery, code O80 1) Encounter for full term uncomplicated delivery Code O80 should be assigned when a woman is admitted for a full-term normal delivery and delivers a single, healthy infant without any complications antepartum, during the delivery, or postpartum during the delivery episode. Code O80 is always a principal diagnosis. It is not to be used if any other code from chapter 15 is needed to describe a current complication of the antenatal, delivery, or perinatal period. Additional codes from other chapters may be used with code O80 if they are not related to or are in any way complicating the pregnancy. 2) Uncomplicated delivery with resolved antepartum complication Code O80 may be used if the patient had a complication at some point during the pregnancy, but the complication is not present at the time of the admission for delivery. 3) Outcome of delivery for O80 Z37.0, Single live birth, is the only outcome of delivery code appropriate for use with O80. o. The peripartum and postpartum periods 1) Peripartum and postpartum periods The postpartum period begins immediately after delivery and continues for six weeks following delivery. The peripartum period is defined as the last month of pregnancy to five months postpartum. 2) Peripartum and postpartum complication A postpartum complication is any complication occurring within the six-week period. 3) Pregnancy-related complications after 6 week period Chapter 15 codes may also be used to describe pregnancy-related complications after the peripartum or postpartum period if the provider document s that a condition is pregnancy related. 4) Admission for routine postpartum care following delivery outside hospital When the mother delivers outside the hospital prior to admission and is admitted for routine postpartum care and no complications are noted, code Z39.0, Encounter for care and examination of mother immediately after delivery, should be assigned as the principal diagnosis. Patient is seen several days after a miscarriage with sepsis; cultures return MSSA O03.87 Sepsis following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion B95.61 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere Explanation: The type of infection that caused this patient to become septic was methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), which as a secondary code helps capture all aspects related to this patient’s septic condition. Patient admitted with accidental carbon monoxide poisoning from a gas heating implement; the patient is 18 weeks’ pregnant O9A.212 Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes complicating pregnancy, second trimester T58.11XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility gas, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter Z3A.18 18 weeks gestation of pregnancy Explanation:
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