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ICD-10-CM Code P07.3
Preterm [premature] newborn [other]

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 P07.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of P07.3 that describes the diagnosis 'preterm [premature] newborn [other]' in more detail.

The ICD code P073 is used to code Preterm birth

Preterm birth, also known as premature birth, is the birth of a baby at less than 37 weeks gestational age. These babies are known as preemies or premmies. Symptoms of preterm labor include uterine contractions which occur more often than every ten minutes or the leaking of fluid from the vagina. Premature infants are at greater risk for cerebral palsy, delays in development, hearing problems, and problems seeing. These risks are greater the earlier a baby is born.

Specialty: Obstetrics, Pediatrics
MeSH Code: D047928
ICD 9 Code: 644.765

Intubated preterm baby in an incubator

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for P07.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
28 completed weeks or more but less than 37 completed weeks (196 completed days but less than 259 completed days) of gestation.
Prematurity NOS

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Well premature newborn (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P07.3 - Preterm [premature] newborn [other]'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P07.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: P07 - Disorders of newborn related to short gestation and low birth weight, not elsewhere classified

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