ICD-10-CM Code O69.1
Labor and delivery complicated by cord around neck, with compression
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.
7th Character RequiredCode requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
ICD Code O69.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'labor and delivery comp by cord around neck, w compression' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:
|7th Digit||Billable Code||7th Digit Specifies|
|0||O69.1XX0||not applicable or unspecified|
What is 7th Character Extension?For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
The ICD code O691 is used to code Nuchal cord
A nuchal cord occurs when the umbilical cord becomes wrapped around the fetal neck 360 degrees. Nuchal cords are not very common, with prevalence rates of 6% to 37%. Up to half of nuchal cords resolve before delivery.
|ICD 9 Code:||762.5|
Coding Notes for O69.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Labor and delivery complicated by cord around neck, without compression - instead, use code O69.81
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O69.1 - Labor and delivery complicated by cord around neck, with compression'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O69.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.