ICD-10-CM Code O86.4
Pyrexia of unknown origin following delivery
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.
O86.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pyrexia of unknown origin following delivery. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for O86.4 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.
- Puerperal infection NOS following delivery
- Puerperal pyrexia NOS following delivery
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."
- Pyrexia during labor - instead, use code O75.2
- 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.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for causative agent code
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O86.4 - Pyrexia of unknown origin following delivery'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O86.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 O86.4 and a single ICD9 code, 672.04 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.