ICD-10 Diagnosis Code O70.20

Third degree perineal laceration during delivery, unsp

Diagnosis Code O70.20

ICD-10: O70.20
Short Description: Third degree perineal laceration during delivery, unsp
Long Description: Third degree perineal laceration during delivery, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code O70.20

Valid for Submission
The code O70.20 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
O70.20 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Complications of labor and delivery (O60-O77)
      • Perineal laceration during delivery (O70)

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