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ICD-10-CM Code P28.0
Primary atelectasis of 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

P28.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of primary atelectasis of newborn. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

Coding Notes for P28.0 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.
Primary failure to expand terminal respiratory units
Pulmonary hypoplasia associated with short gestation
Pulmonary immaturity NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Acute respiratory distress in newborn with surfactant disorder (disorder)
  • Primary atelectasis, in perinatal period (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P28.0 - Primary atelectasis of newborn'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P28.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Nonexpansion, lung(newborn) (P28.0)
Nonpneumatization, lung NEC (P28.0)
Apneumatosis, newborn (P28.0)


Primary atelectasis (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 770.4 was previously used, P28.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: P28 - Other respiratory conditions originating in the perinatal period

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