ICD-10-CM Code O72.2
Delayed and secondary postpartum hemorrhage
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.
O72.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of delayed and secondary postpartum hemorrhage. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code O72 is used to code Obstetrical hemorrhage
Obstetrical hemorrhage refers to heavy bleeding during pregnancy, labor, or the puerperium. Bleeding may be vaginal and external, or, less commonly but more dangerously, internal, into the abdominal cavity. Typically bleeding is related to the pregnancy itself, but some forms of bleeding are caused by other events. Obstetrical hemorrhage is a major cause of maternal mortality.
|ICD 9 Code:||641.666|
Coding Notes for O72.2 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.
- Hemorrhage associated with retained portions of placenta or membranes after the first 24 hours following delivery of placenta
- Retained products of conception NOS, following delivery
- DRG Group #769 - Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses with operating room procedure.
- DRG Group #774 - Vaginal delivery with complicating diagnoses.
- DRG Group #776 - Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses without operating room procedure.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O72.2 - Delayed and secondary postpartum hemorrhage'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Codes 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 O72.2 and a single ICD9 code, 666.24 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.