|July 2006 · Vol. 18, No. 7
ICD code depends on why labor was inducedMelanie
RN, CPC-OGS, MA
Independent coding and documentation consultant; former program manager, Department of Coding and Nomenclature, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Q What diagnosis should be reported for an induced delivery at 30 weeks for preeclampsia?
A The answer depends on whether you induced labor for delivery or went immediately to a cesarean delivery.