2021 ICD-10-CM Code O34.22

Maternal care for cesarean scar defect (isthmocele)

Version 2021
Billable Code
New Code
Maternity Diagnoses
Diagnoses For Females Only
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

O34.22 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of maternal care for cesarean scar defect (isthmocele). The code O34.22 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The code O34.22 is applicable to female patients aged 12 through 55 years inclusive. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient outside the stated age range.

ICD-10:O34.22
Short Description:Maternal care for cesarean scar defect (isthmocele)
Long Description:Maternal care for cesarean scar defect (isthmocele)

Code Classification

New 2021 ICD-10 Code

O34.22 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2021, effective October 1, 2020. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code O34.22 are found in the index:

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

Replacement Code

O3422 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021