ICD-10-CM Code P08.0
Exceptionally large newborn baby
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Newborn OnlyCode is only used for patients less than 1 year old.
P08.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of exceptionally large newborn baby. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code P08 is used to code Large for gestational age
Large for gestational age (LGA) is an indication of high prenatal growth rate.
|ICD 9 Code:||766|
LGA: A healthy 11-pound (5.0 kg) newborn child, delivered vaginally without complications (41 weeks; fourth child; no gestational diabetes)
Coding Notes for P08.0 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.
- Usually implies a birth weight of 4500 g. or more
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."
- Syndrome of infant of diabetic mother - instead, use code P70.1
- Syndrome of infant of mother with gestational diabetes - instead, use code P70.0
- DRG Group #795 - Normal newborn.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Exceptionally large at birth (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P08.0 - Exceptionally large newborn baby'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P08.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 766.0 was previously used, P08.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.