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ICD-10-CM Code P93
Reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to newborn

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 P93 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of P93 that describes the diagnosis 'reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to nb' in more detail.

The ICD code P93 is used to code Gray baby syndrome

Gray baby syndrome (also termed Gray or Grey syndrome) is a rare but serious side effect that occurs in newborn infants (especially premature babies) following the intravenous administration of the antimicrobial chloramphenicol.

Specialty: Pediatrics
ICD 9 Code: 779.4
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for P93 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to fetus affecting newborn
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."
Jaundice due to drugs or toxins transmitted from mother or given to newborn - instead, use code P58.4-
Reactions and intoxications from maternal opiates, tranquilizers and other medication (P04.0-P04.1, P04.4) - instead, use code P04.0-
Withdrawal symptoms from maternal use of drugs of addiction - instead, use code P96.1
Withdrawal symptoms from therapeutic use of drugs in newborn - instead, use code P96.2

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for causative agent code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P93 - Reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to newborn'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P93. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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