ICD-10-CM Code O31.30

Continuing pregnancy after elective fetal reduction of one fetus or more, unspecified trimester

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

O31.30 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of continuing pregnancy after elective fetal reduction of one fetus or more, unspecified trimester. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:O31.30
Short Description:Cont preg aft elctv fetl rdct of one fetus or more, unsp tri
Long Description:Continuing pregnancy after elective fetal reduction of one fetus or more, unspecified trimester

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

Code Classification

  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Maternal care related to the fetus and amniotic cavity and possible delivery problems (O30-O48)
      • Complications specific to multiple gestation (O31)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Abortion

An abortion is a procedure to end a pregnancy. It uses medicine or surgery to remove the embryo or fetus and placenta from the uterus. The procedure is done by a licensed health care professional.

The decision to end a pregnancy is very personal. If you are thinking of having an abortion, most health care providers advise counseling.

  • Abortion - medical (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Abortion - surgical (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Abortion - surgical - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ending pregnancy with medications (Medical Encyclopedia)

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Twins, Triplets, Multiple Births

If you are pregnant with more than one baby, you are far from alone. Multiple births are up in the United States. More women are having babies after age 30 and more are taking fertility drugs. Both boost the chance of carrying more than one baby. A family history of twins also makes multiples more likely.

Years ago, most twins came as a surprise. Now, most women know about a multiple pregnancy early. Women with multiple pregnancies should see their health care providers more often than women who are expecting one baby. Multiple pregnancy babies have a much higher risk of being born prematurely and having a low birth weight. There is also more of a risk of disabilities. Some women have to go on bed rest to delay labor. Finally, they may deliver by C-section, especially if there are three babies or more.

Parenting multiples can be a challenge. Volunteer help and support groups for parents of multiples can help.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health


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