2021 ICD-10-CM Code O09.8

Supervision of other high risk pregnancies

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

O09.8 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of supervision of other high risk pregnancies. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:O09.8
Short Description:Supervision of other high risk pregnancies
Long Description:Supervision of other high risk pregnancies

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Supervision of other high risk pregnancies

Header codes like O09.8 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for supervision of other high risk pregnancies:

  • O09.81 - Supervision of pregnancy resulting from assisted reproductive technology
  • O09.811 - Supervision of pregnancy resulting from assisted reproductive technology, first trimester
  • O09.812 - Supervision of pregnancy resulting from assisted reproductive technology, second trimester
  • O09.813 - Supervision of pregnancy resulting from assisted reproductive technology, third trimester
  • O09.819 - Supervision of pregnancy resulting from assisted reproductive technology, unspecified trimester
  • O09.82 - Supervision of pregnancy with history of in utero procedure during previous pregnancy
  • O09.821 - Supervision of pregnancy with history of in utero procedure during previous pregnancy, first trimester
  • O09.822 - Supervision of pregnancy with history of in utero procedure during previous pregnancy, second trimester
  • O09.823 - Supervision of pregnancy with history of in utero procedure during previous pregnancy, third trimester
  • O09.829 - Supervision of pregnancy with history of in utero procedure during previous pregnancy, unspecified trimester
  • O09.89 - Supervision of other high risk pregnancies
  • O09.891 - ... first trimester
  • O09.892 - ... second trimester
  • O09.893 - ... third trimester
  • O09.899 - ... unspecified trimester

Information for Patients


Health Problems in Pregnancy

Every pregnancy has some risk of problems. You may have problems because of a health condition you had before you got pregnant. You could also develop a condition during pregnancy. Other causes of problems during pregnancy can include being pregnant with more than one baby, a health problem in a previous pregnancy, substance abuse during pregnancy, or being over age 35. Any of these can affect your health, the health of your baby, or both.

If you have a chronic condition, you should talk to your health care provider about how to minimize your risk before you get pregnant. Once you are pregnant, you may need a health care team to monitor your pregnancy. Some common conditions that can complicate a pregnancy include

Other conditions that can make pregnancy risky can happen while you are pregnant - for example, gestational diabetes and Rh incompatibility. Good prenatal care can help detect and treat them.

Some discomforts, like nausea, back pain, and fatigue, are common during pregnancy. Sometimes it is hard to know what is normal. Call your health care provider if something is bothering or worrying you.


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)