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ICD-10-CM Code P02.6
Newborn (suspected to be) affected by other and unspecified conditions of umbilical cord

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code P02.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of P02.6 that describes the diagnosis 'newborn affected by oth and unsp cond of umbilical cord' in more detail.

The ICD code P026 is used to code Single umbilical artery

Occasionally, there is only the one single umbilical artery (SUA) present in the umbilical cord. Approximately this affects between 1 in 100 and 1 in 500 pregnancies, making it the most common umbilical abnormality. It is more common in multiple births. Its cause is not known.

Specialty: Medical Genetics
ICD 9 Code: 747.5

Cross-section of a umbilical cord with a single artery.

Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Varices of umbilical cord (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P02.6 - Newborn (suspected to be) affected by other and unspecified conditions of umbilical cord'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P02.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: P02 - Newborn (suspected to be) affected by complications of placenta, cord and membranes

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