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ICD-10-CM Code O62.4
Hypertonic, incoordinate, and prolonged uterine contractions

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Female Only
Female Only
Code is only used for female patients.
Maternity Only
Maternity Only
Code is only used for diagnoses related to pregnancy.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

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 Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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 Excludes
Type-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

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #781 - Other antepartum diagnoses with medical complications.
  • DRG Group #782 - Other antepartum diagnoses without medical complications.


Hypertonic, incoordinate, or prolonged uterine contractions, delivered, with or without mention of antepartum condition (approximate match)

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.

Parent Code: O62 - Abnormalities of forces of labor

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