ICD-10-CM Code P96.83
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.
P96.83 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of meconium staining. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for P96.83 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Meconium aspiration (P24.00, P24.01) - instead, use code P24.00
- Meconium passage during delivery - instead, use code P03.82
- DRG Group #794 - Neonate with other significant problems.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Meconium in amniotic fluid noted before labor in liveborn infant (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P96.83 - Meconium staining'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P96.83. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 779.84 was previously used, P96.83 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.