ICD-10-CM Code O90.81
Anemia of the puerperium
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.
O90.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of anemia of the puerperium. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code O90 is used to code Puerperal disorder
Coding Notes for O90.81 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.
- Postpartum anemia NOS
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."
- Pre-existing anemia complicating the puerperium - instead, use code O99.03
- DRG Group #769 - Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses with operating room procedure.
- DRG Group #776 - Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses without operating room procedure.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O90.81 - Anemia of the puerperium'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code 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 O90.81 and a single ICD9 code, 648.24 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.