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ICD-10-CM Code P78
Other perinatal digestive system disorders

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 P78 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of P78 that describes the diagnosis 'other perinatal digestive system disorders' in more detail.


Coding Notes for P78 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."
Cystic fibrosis (E84.0-E84.9) - instead, use code E84.0-
Neonatal gastrointestinal hemorrhages (P54.0-P54.3) - instead, use code P54.0-

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/P78