Specific code icon 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O34.21

Maternal care for scar from previous cesarean delivery

    2015 2016 Billable Code Maternity Only Dx (12-55 years) Female Only Dx

  • O34.21 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O34.21. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Description Synonyms
  • History of Cesarean section
  • Previous cesarean section
  • Supervision high risk pregnancy
  • Supervision high risk pregnancy, Hx of cesarean section
  • Supervision of high risk pregnancy for history of cesarean section done
  • Supervision of high risk pregnancy for history of cesarean section done (situation)
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O34.21 is only applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • O34.21 is only applicable to female patients.
  • O34.21 should only be used on the maternal record - not on the newborn record.
  • Use a code under Z3A to document the exact week during the pregnancy .
ICD-10-CM O34.21 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 781 Other antepartum diagnoses with medical complications
  • 782 Other antepartum diagnoses without medical complications

Convert ICD-10-CM O34.21 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM O34.21:
  • Cesarean delivery, previous, affecting management of pregnancy O34.21
  • Delivery (childbirth) (labor)
  • vaginal, following previous cesarean delivery O34.21
    cesarean (for)
    cesarean delivery O34.21
    scar (s)
    cesarean delivery O34.21