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Multiple Gestation
Description

Multiple gestation is pregnancy with more than one baby at a time. Examples include pregnancy with twins, triplets, and quadruplets. Multiple gestation is a type of high-risk pregnancy that occurs in approximately three percent of pregnancies.

Comment

ICD-10-CM O60.X, Z38.3X and Z38.6X not specified in submission

ICD-10-CM codes representing multiple gestations and pregnancy outcomes are not immediately transparent in the submission.  Recommend adding or highly considering ICD-10-CM O60.X, Z38.3X and Z38.6X , which are diagnostic and encounter-level representation of a patient's pregnancy episode or delivery.

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