ICD-10-CM Code O36.8324

Maternal care for abnormalities of the fetal heart rate or rhythm, second trimester, fetus 4

Version 2020 Billable Code Maternity Diagnoses Diagnoses For Females Only Second Trimester (14 to 27 Weeks)

Valid for Submission

O36.8324 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of maternal care for abnormalities of the fetal heart rate or rhythm, second trimester, fetus 4. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The code O36.8324 is applicable to female patients aged 12 through 55 years inclusive. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient outside the stated age range.

ICD-10:O36.8324
Short Description:Matern care for abnlt fetl hrt rate or rhym, 2nd tri, fts4
Long Description:Maternal care for abnormalities of the fetal heart rate or rhythm, second trimester, fetus 4

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 - Medicare Code Editor detects inconsistencies between a patient’s sex and any diagnosis on the patient’s record, this code applies to FEMALES only .

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code O36.8324 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 817 - OTHER ANTEPARTUM DIAGNOSES WITH O.R. PROCEDURE WITH MCC
  • 818 - OTHER ANTEPARTUM DIAGNOSES WITH O.R. PROCEDURE WITH CC
  • 819 - OTHER ANTEPARTUM DIAGNOSES WITH O.R. PROCEDURE WITHOUT CC/MCC

Replacement Code

O368324 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • O36.8924 - Maternal care for oth fetal problems, second tri, fetus 4

Convert O36.8324 to ICD-9

  • 656.81 - Fet/plac prob NEC-deliv (Approximate Flag)
  • 656.83 - Fet/plac prob NEC-antepa (Approximate Flag)

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 other fetal problems (O36)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020