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ICD-10-CM Code P28.3
Primary sleep apnea of newborn

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

P28.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of primary sleep apnea of newborn. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code P283 is used to code Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea, also spelled sleep apnoea, is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of shallow breathing during sleep. Each pause in breathing, called apnea, can last for several seconds to several minutes. By definition, more than five episodes an hour must occur. Similarly, each abnormally shallow breathing event is called a hypopnea. Sleep apnea is classified as a dyssomnia. When breathing is paused, carbon dioxide builds up in the bloodstream. Chemoreceptors in the blood stream note the high carbon dioxide levels. The brain is signaled to wake the person sleeping and breathe in air. Breathing normally will restore oxygen levels and the person will fall asleep again. Sleep apnea is often diagnosed with an overnight sleep test called a polysomnogram, or "sleep study".

Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology, Sleep Medicine
MeSH Codes: D012891, D012891
ICD 9 Codes: 327.23, 780.57

Obstructive sleep apnea

Coding Notes for P28.3 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.
Central sleep apnea of newborn
Obstructive sleep apnea of newborn
Sleep apnea of newborn NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

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

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Drug induced central sleep apnea (disorder)
  • Age at onset of clinical finding (observable entity)
  • <= 28.0 days
  • < 28 days
  • Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (disorder)
  • < 29.0 days

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P28.3 - Primary sleep apnea of newborn'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P28.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Primary apnea of newborn (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 P28.3 and a single ICD9 code, 770.81 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


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

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/P283