ICD-9-CM 622.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 622.5 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
2015/16 ICD-10-CM N88.3 Incompetence of cervix uteri
Cervical incompetence, not pregnant
Cervical incompetence, patient not presently pregnant
Cervical weakness, not pregnant
Incompetent uterine cervix is usually diagnosed in the second trimester of pregnancy. It is characterized by passive painless cervical dilation in the absence of uterine contraction; bleeding; infection; and sometimes with the amniotic sac (amniotic membrane) bulging through the partially dilated cervix. Left untreated, this condition may lead to premature pregnancy loss, such as habitual abortion
One that is abnormally prone to dilate in the second trimester of pregnancy, resulting in premature expulsion of the fetus
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