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ICD-10-CM Code P56
Hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code P56 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of P56 that describes the diagnosis 'hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease' in more detail.


The ICD code P56 is used to code Hydrops fetalis

Hydrops fetalis is a condition in the fetus characterized by an accumulation of fluid, or edema, in at least two fetal compartments. By comparison, hydrops allantois or hydrops amnion are an accumulation of excessive fluid in the allantoic or amniotic space respectively.

MeSH Codes: D015160, D015160
ICD 9 Codes: 773.3, 778.0

An ultrasound featuring a baby with Hydrops fetalis

Coding Notes for P56 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Hydrops fetalis NOS - instead, use code P83.2

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P56 - Hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P56. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


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