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ICD-10-CM Code P81.9
Disturbance of temperature regulation of newborn, unspecified

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

P81.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of disturbance of temperature regulation of newborn, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

Coding Notes for P81.9 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.
Fever of newborn NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

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

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Age at onset of clinical finding (observable entity)
  • < 29.0 days
  • Fever with chills (finding)
  • Slightly remittent fever (finding)
  • Gradual rise of fever (finding)
  • On examination - fever-gradual fall-lysis (finding)
  • Gradual fall of fever (finding)
  • On examination - fever - acute rise (finding)
  • On examination - fever - gradual rise (finding)
  • On examination - fever - continuous (finding)
  • On examination - fever - irregular (finding)
  • On examination - fever - fast fall-crisis (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P81.9 - Disturbance of temperature regulation of newborn, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P81.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other disturbances of temperature regulation of 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 P81.9 and a single ICD9 code, 778.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: P81 - Other disturbances of temperature regulation of newborn

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