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ICD-10-CM Code P78.2
Neonatal hematemesis and melena due to swallowed maternal blood

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

P78.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of neonatal hematemesis and melena due to swallowed maternal blood. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #794 - Neonate with other significant problems.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P78.2 - Neonatal hematemesis and melena due to swallowed maternal blood'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P78.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Hematemesis and melena of newborn due to swallowed maternal blood (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 777.3 was previously used, P78.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: P78 - Other perinatal digestive system disorders

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