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ICD-10-CM Code P05.00
Newborn light for gestational age, unspecified weight

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Newborn Only
Newborn Only
Code is only used for patients less than 1 year old.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

P05.00 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of newborn light for gestational age, unspecified weight. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code P05 is used to code Small for gestational age

Small for gestational age (SGA) embryos are those who are smaller in size than normal for the gestational age, most commonly defined as a weight below the 10th percentile for the gestational age.

Specialty: Pediatrics
MeSH Code: D007230
ICD 9 Code: 764.765

Graph showing which babies fit the definition of small. (DiseaseDB #31952)

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #794 - Neonate with other significant problems.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P05.00 - Newborn light for gestational age, unspecified weight'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P05.00. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Light-for-dates(infant) (P05.00)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

'Light-for-dates' without mention of fetal malnutrition, unspecified [weight] (approximate match)

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 P05.00 and a single ICD9 code, 764.00 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: P05.0 - Newborn light for gestational age

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