ICD-10-CM Code O71.0
Rupture of uterus (spontaneous) before onset of labor
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 O71.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of O71.0 that describes the diagnosis 'rupture of uterus (spontaneous) before onset of labor' in more detail.
- O71.0 Rupture of uterus (spontaneous) before onset of labor NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code O710 is used to code Uterine rupture
Uterine rupture is a potentially catastrophic event during childbirth by which the integrity of the myometrial wall is breached. In an incomplete rupture the peritoneum is still intact. With a complete rupture the contents of the uterus may spill into the peritoneal cavity or the broad ligament. A uterine rupture is a life-threatening event for mother and baby.
|ICD 9 Code:||665.1|
Coding Notes for O71.0 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."
- Disruption of (current) cesarean delivery wound - instead, use code O90.0
- Laceration of uterus, NEC - instead, use code O71.81
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Ruptured uterus before labor (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O71.0 - Rupture of uterus (spontaneous) before onset of labor'
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