ICD-10-CM Code O62.4
Hypertonic, incoordinate, and prolonged uterine contractions
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Female OnlyCode is only used for female patients.
Maternity OnlyCode is only used for diagnoses related to pregnancy.
O62.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hypertonic, incoordinate, and prolonged uterine contractions. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for O62.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Cervical spasm
- Contraction ring dystocia
- Dyscoordinate labor
- Hour-glass contraction of uterus
- Hypertonic uterine dysfunction
- Incoordinate uterine action
- Tetanic contractions
- Uterine dystocia NOS
- Uterine spasm
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Dystocia (fetal) (maternal) NOS - instead, use code O66.9
- DRG Group #781 - Other antepartum diagnoses with medical complications.
- DRG Group #782 - Other antepartum diagnoses without medical complications.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O62.4 - Hypertonic, incoordinate, and prolonged uterine contractions'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O62.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code O62.4 and a single ICD9 code, 661.41 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.