Am J Perinatol
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1740004
Short Communication

Fetal Echocardiogram and Detailed First Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound: ICD-10 Indications

1  Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Coding Committee, Washington, District of Columbia
,
Barbra M. Fisher
1  Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Coding Committee, Washington, District of Columbia
,
Trisha Malisch
1  Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Coding Committee, Washington, District of Columbia
,
Vanita Jain
1  Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Coding Committee, Washington, District of Columbia
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Abstract

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and multiple national organizations have published the indications for fetal echocardiogram and for the detailed first trimester obstetric ultrasound. We present the corresponding International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes for those indications.

Key Points

  • The ICD-10 indications to perform a fetal echocardiogram are summarized.

  • The ICD-10 indications to perform a Detailed First Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound are summarized.

  • As the guidelines have stated, these indications are not all inclusive.



Publication History

Received: 12 July 2021

Accepted: 03 October 2021

Publication Date:
28 November 2021 (online)

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