ICD-10-PCS procedure code: 3E033VJ (“Introduction of other hormone into peripheral vein, percutaneous approach”). This is a non-obvious code and has confused a number of hospital coders. In addition there are long-standing uncertainties about the clinical definitions and distinctions among labor induction, labor augmentation and cervical.
FAQ icd 10 code for induction of labor
What is the ICD 10 code for failed induction of Labor?
Failed induction of labor, unspecified. O61.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM O61.9 became effective on October 1, 2020.
What is a surgical induction in ICD 10 cm?
The last mode of induction is classified in ICD-10-CM as a surgical induction, and consists of a foley catheter bulb being threaded into the cervix. The saline bulb in the catheter is filled with saline, thus expanding the cervix.
What are the different types of induction of Labor?
Induction of labor has been used more and more frequently since the mid-1990’s. Over the years, more and more types of induction have been used, but the most commonly used procedures are artificial rupture of membranes (AROM), IV medication (typically Pitocin); cervical gel insertion (prostaglandin), and foley bulb insertion.
What is induction and augmentation of Labor?
Induction of labor occurs when there is no definitive labor pattern established at the time the medication is given. Augmentation of labor infers that there is an established labor pattern, but labor may not be progressing well (ineffective contractions).
ICD-10-CM MEDICAL CODING GUIDELINES EXPLAINED – CHAPTER 15 – PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH, & PUERPERIUM
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