2021 ICD-10-CM Code O36.8392

Maternal care for abnormalities of the fetal heart rate or rhythm, unspecified trimester, fetus 2

Version 2021
Billable Code
7th Character Code
Unspecified Code
Maternity Diagnoses
Diagnoses For Females Only
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

O36.8392 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of maternal care for abnormalities of the fetal heart rate or rhythm, unspecified trimester, fetus 2. The code O36.8392 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The code O36.8392 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.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like O36.8392 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

ICD-10:O36.8392
Short Description:Matern care for abnlt fetl hrt rate or rhym, unsp tri, fts2
Long Description:Maternal care for abnormalities of the fetal heart rate or rhythm, unspecified trimester, fetus 2

Code Classification

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:

Replacement Code

O368392 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert O36.8392 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code O36.8392 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

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