2022 ICD-10-CM Code O32.2
Maternal care for transverse and oblique lie

Version 2022
ICD-10:O32.2
Short Description:Maternal care for transverse and oblique lie
Long Description:Maternal care for transverse and oblique lie
Status: Not Valid for Submission

Code Classification

  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Maternal care related to the fetus and amniotic cavity and possible delivery problems (O30-O48)
      • Maternal care for malpresentation of fetus (O32)

O32.2 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of maternal care for transverse and oblique lie. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

Specific Coding for Maternal care for transverse and oblique lie

Non-specific codes like O32.2 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 maternal care for transverse and oblique lie:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use O32.2XX0 for not applicable or unspecified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use O32.2XX1 for fetus 1
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use O32.2XX2 for fetus 2
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use O32.2XX3 for fetus 3
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use O32.2XX4 for fetus 4
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use O32.2XX5 for fetus 5
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use O32.2XX9 for other fetus

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code O32.2:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.

Entries in the Index to Diseases and Injuries with references to O32.2

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 O32.2 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Childbirth Problems

Childbirth is the process of giving birth to a baby. It includes labor and delivery. Usually everything goes well, but problems can happen. They may cause a risk to the mother, baby, or both. Some of the more common childbirth problems include

If you have problems in childbirth, your health care provider may need to give you medicines to induce or speed up labor, use tools to help guide the baby out of the birth canal, or deliver the baby by Cesarean section.

NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


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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)