ICD-10 Code O14.14

Severe pre-eclampsia complicating childbirth

Version 2019 Billable Code Maternity Diagnoses Diagnoses For Females Only
ICD-10: O14.14
Short Description:Severe pre-eclampsia complicating childbirth
Long Description:Severe pre-eclampsia complicating childbirth

Valid for Submission

ICD-10 O14.14 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of severe pre-eclampsia complicating childbirth. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification

  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Edema, proteinuria and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O10-O16)
      • Pre-eclampsia (O14)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Maternity diagnoses - Maternity. Age range is 12–55 years inclusive (e.g., diabetes in pregnancy, antepartum pulmonary complication).
  • Diagnoses for females only - Diagnoses for females only.

Convert O14.14 to ICD-9

The following crosswalk between ICD-10 to ICD-9 is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

  • 642.51 - Severe preeclamp-deliver (Approximate Flag)

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code O14.14 are found in the index:


Replacement Code

O1414 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • O14.10 - Severe pre-eclampsia, unspecified trimester

ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
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.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.