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ICD-10-CM Code P76.0
Meconium plug syndrome

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

P76.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of meconium plug syndrome. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for P76.0 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.
Meconium ileus NOS
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."
Meconium ileus in cystic fibrosis - instead, use code E84.11

MS-DRG Mapping

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

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Meconium plug (disorder)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Meconium obstruction in fetus or 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 P76.0 and a single ICD9 code, 777.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: P76 - Other intestinal obstruction of newborn

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/P760