ICD-10 Challenge August 14, 2015

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Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:45 am

Identify the proper code(s) for: Vaginal delivery with fourth-degree perineal laceration.
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Thu Aug 20, 2015 8:24 am

The correct answer is O70.3

RATIONALE: The main term in the Alphabetic Index is Delivery, subterms complicated by, laceration, perineum, fourth degree, resulting in code O70.3
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