Home » Categories » ICD-9-CM Coding

Procedure Code-Delivery Following Fetal Demise


Coding a patient that had Fetal Demise @ 20 weeks and was admitted to induce labor. Do I code the Delivery code also?


Please reference Coding Clinic, 1st Quarter 2001, pg 5.  The coding of this case will depend on how the patient was induced.  An induction with Cytotec should be coded to 96,49-Other genitourinary instillation.  A delivery code would not be submitted.

Disclaimer: All articles intended for general consumption only and not as a recommendation for a specific situation. Readers should consult an official source (AHA, AMA, etc.) or a qualified attorney for specific legal guidance.
Attachments Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Related Articles RSS Feed
Excisional Debridement
Viewed 8118 times since Fri, Sep 21, 2012
Sun Poisoning
Viewed 2055 times since Thu, Jul 28, 2011
Metastatic Cancer Eradicated
Viewed 1083 times since Wed, Dec 21, 2011
Trunk Piercing
Viewed 755 times since Wed, Jan 30, 2013
Viewed 1499 times since Fri, Jul 1, 2011
Viewed 3096 times since Tue, May 10, 2011
Incidental Pregnancy
Viewed 6704 times since Wed, Nov 17, 2010
Coma with CVA
Viewed 2785 times since Tue, Jun 28, 2011
Acute Versus Chronic Conditions
Viewed 1923 times since Thu, May 12, 2011
Admit and Reason for Visit Codes
Viewed 2299 times since Thu, Apr 19, 2012
Quorum Health Resources, LLC :: 105 Continental Place Brentwood, TN 37027 :: Phone: (615) 371-4506