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ICD-10-CM Code P08.1
Other heavy for gestational age newborn

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

P08.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other heavy for gestational age newborn. 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.

Specialty: Pediatrics
MeSH Code: D005320
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)

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for P08.1 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.
Other newborn heavy- or large-for-dates regardless of period of gestation
Usually implies a birth weight of 4000 g. to 4499 g.
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Newborn with a birth weight of 4500 or more - instead, use code P08.0
Syndrome of infant of diabetic mother - instead, use code P70.1
Syndrome of infant of mother with gestational diabetes - instead, use code P70.0.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #795 - Normal newborn.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P08.1 - Other heavy for gestational age newborn'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P08.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Large-for-dates NEC(infant) (4000g to 4499g) (P08.1)
Heavy-for-dates NEC(infant) (4000g to 4499g) (P08.1)


Other 'heavy-for-dates' infants (exact match)

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 766.1 was previously used, P08.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: P08 - Disorders of newborn related to long gestation and high birth weight

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