ICD-10-CM Code O86
Other puerperal infections
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 O86 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of O86 that describes the diagnosis 'other puerperal infections' in more detail.
- O86 Other puerperal infections NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE O86.0
- O86.1 Other NON-BILLABLE
- O86.2 NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE O86.4
- O86.8 Other puerperal infections NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for O86 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code See Section B95-B97, to identify infectious agent
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Infection during labor - instead, use code O75.3
- Obstetrical tetanus - instead, use Code A34
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O86 - Other puerperal infections'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O86. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.