ICD-10-CM Code P56
Hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease
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 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.
- P56 Hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease NON-BILLABLE
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 ExcludesType-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.