2021 ICD-10-CM Code O36.831

Maternal care for abnormalities of the fetal heart rate or rhythm, first trimester

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

O36.831 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of maternal care for abnormalities of the fetal heart rate or rhythm, first trimester. 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:O36.831
Short Description:Matern care for abnlt of fetal heart rate or rhym, first tri
Long Description:Maternal care for abnormalities of the fetal heart rate or rhythm, first trimester

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Matern care for abnlt of fetal heart rate or rhym, first tri

Header codes like O36.831 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 matern care for abnlt of fetal heart rate or rhym, first tri:

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