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Many coders who are coding obstetric cases are seeing a new device called the “Jada” device. So what is it and how is it coded in ICD-10-PCS? What is the Jada device and what is it used for? The Jada device is also referred to as the “Jada System.” It is used to control abnormal postpartum uterine bleeding. The balloon like device is inserted into the vagina to the uterus and a low-level vacuum induces physiologic contraction of the uterus to control and treat abnormal postpartum uterine bleeding. A photo and animation of the device can be found here: https://www.thejadasystem.com/ An example of documentation you may see is: “Total EBL wa...
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