ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z37.0

Single live birth

Diagnosis Code Z37.0

ICD-10: Z37.0
Short Description: Single live birth
Long Description: Single live birth
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z37.0

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction (Z30-Z39)
      • Outcome of delivery (Z37)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Maternity diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipMaternity diagnoses
Maternity. Age range is 12–55 years inclusive (e.g., diabetes in pregnancy, antepartum pulmonary complication).

Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Unacceptable principal diagnosis Additional informationCallout TooltipUnacceptable principal diagnosis
There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Z37.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • V27.0 - Deliver-single liveborn

Present on Admission (POA) Additional informationCallout TooltipPresent on Admission
The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code Z37.0 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Abdominal pregnancy
  • Abnormal fetal heart beat first noted during labor AND/OR delivery in liveborn infant
  • Delivery of viable fetus in abdominal pregnancy
  • Live birth surviving more than one year
  • Meconium in amniotic fluid first noted during labor AND/OR delivery in liveborn infant
  • Single live birth
  • Viable fetus in abdominal pregnancy

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