ICD-10-CM Code P36
Bacterial sepsis of newborn
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code P36 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of P36 that describes the diagnosis 'bacterial sepsis of newborn' in more detail.
- P36 Bacterial sepsis of newborn NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE P36.0 of newborn
- P36.1 of newborn NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE P36.2 of newborn
- P36.3 of newborn NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE P36.4 of newborn
- BILLABLE P36.5 of newborn
- BILLABLE P36.8 sepsis of newborn
- BILLABLE P36.9 Bacterial sepsis of
The ICD code P36 is used to code Neonatal infection
neonatal infections are infections of the neonate (newborn) during the neonatal period or first four weeks of birth. neonatal infections may be contracted by transplacental transfer in utero, in the birth canal during delivery (perinatal), or by other means after birth. some neonatal infections are apparent soon after delivery, while others may develop postpartum within the first week or month. some infections acquired in the neonatal period do not become apparent until much later such as hiv, hepatitis b and malaria.
|Specialty:||Infectious Disease, Pediatrics|
26-week gestation, premature infant, weighing <990gm with ventilator
Coding Notes for P36 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
- Congenital sepsis
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code(s), if applicable, to identify severe sepsis See code R65.2- and associated acute organ dysfunction(s)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P36 - Bacterial sepsis of newborn'
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