ICD-10-CM Code O26.0
Excessive weight gain in pregnancy
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code O26.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of O26.0 that describes the diagnosis 'excessive weight gain in pregnancy' in more detail.
- O26.0 Excessive weight gain in pregnancy NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for O26.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Gestational edema (O12.0, O12.2) - instead, use code O12.0
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O26.0 - Excessive weight gain in pregnancy'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O26.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.