ICD-10-CM Code P93.8
Other reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to newborn
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Newborn OnlyCode is only used for patients less than 1 year old.
P93.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to newborn. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||779.4|
Coding Notes for P93.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug See Section T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P93.8 - Other reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to newborn'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 P93.8 and a single ICD9 code, 779.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.