Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
Pregnancy with abortive outcome
2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03
2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
- O03 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
- The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM O03 became effective on October 1, 2017.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O03 - other international versions of ICD-10 O03 may differ.
- Incomplete abortion includes retained products of conception following spontaneous abortion
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- A miscarriage is the loss of pregnancy from natural causes before the 20th week of pregnancy. Most miscarriages occur very early in the pregnancy, often before a woman even knows she is pregnant. There are many different causes for a miscarriage. In most cases, there is nothing you can do to prevent a miscarriage.factors that may contribute to miscarriage include
signs of a miscarriage can include vaginal spotting or bleeding, abdominal pain or cramping, and fluid or tissue passing from the vagina. Although vaginal bleeding is a common symptom of miscarriage, many women have spotting early in their pregnancy but do not miscarry. But if you are pregnant and have bleeding or spotting, contact your health care provider immediately.women who miscarry early in their pregnancy usually do not need any treatment. In some cases, you may need a procedure called a dilatation and curettage (d&c) to remove tissue remaining in the uterus.counseling may help you cope with your grief. Later, if you do decide to try again, work closely with your health care provider to lower the risks. Many women who have a miscarriage go on to have healthy babies. nih: national institute of child health and human development
- a genetic problem with the fetus. This is the most common cause in the first trimester.
- problems with the uterus or cervix. These contribute in the second trimester.
- polycystic ovary syndrome
- Expulsion of the product of fertilization before completing the term of gestation and without deliberate interference.
- Expulsion of the products of conception before the completion of gestation without deliberate interference.
- Loss of the products of conception from the uterus before the fetus is viable; spontaneous abortion.
- The natural premature expulsion from the uterus of the products of conception, the embryo, or non-viable fetus.
- 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
- 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
- 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to O03:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O03
Classical hydatidiform mole
Incomplete and partial hydatidiform mole
Hydatidiform mole, unspecified
Other abnormal products of conception
Blighted ovum and nonhydatidiform mole
Other specified abnormal products of conception
Inappropriate change in quantitative human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in early pregnancy
Other abnormal products of conception
Abnormal product of conception, unspecified
Genital tract and pelvic infection following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Delayed or excessive hemorrhage following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Other and unspecified complications following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Unspecified complication following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Shock following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Renal failure following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Metabolic disorder following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Damage to pelvic organs following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Other venous complications following incomplete spontaneous abortion
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.