2021 ICD-10-CM Code O43.0

Placental transfusion syndromes

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

O43.0 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of placental transfusion syndromes. 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:O43.0
Short Description:Placental transfusion syndromes
Long Description:Placental transfusion syndromes

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Placental transfusion syndromes

Header codes like O43.0 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 placental transfusion syndromes:

  • O43.01 - Fetomaternal placental transfusion syndrome
  • O43.011 - Fetomaternal placental transfusion syndrome, first trimester
  • O43.012 - Fetomaternal placental transfusion syndrome, second trimester
  • O43.013 - Fetomaternal placental transfusion syndrome, third trimester
  • O43.019 - Fetomaternal placental transfusion syndrome, unspecified trimester
  • O43.02 - Fetus-to-fetus placental transfusion syndrome
  • O43.021 - Fetus-to-fetus placental transfusion syndrome, first trimester
  • O43.022 - Fetus-to-fetus placental transfusion syndrome, second trimester
  • O43.023 - Fetus-to-fetus placental transfusion syndrome, third trimester
  • O43.029 - Fetus-to-fetus placental transfusion syndrome, unspecified trimester

Information for Patients


Blood Disorders

Also called: Hematologic diseases

Your blood is living tissue made up of liquid and solids. The liquid part, called plasma, is made of water, salts and protein. Over half of your blood is plasma. The solid part of your blood contains red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.

Blood disorders affect one or more parts of the blood and prevent your blood from doing its job. They can be acute or chronic. Many blood disorders are inherited. Other causes include other diseases, side effects of medicines, and a lack of certain nutrients in your diet.

Types of blood disorders include


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Fetal Health and Development

A normal pregnancy lasts nine months. Each three-month period of pregnancy is called a trimester. During each trimester, the fetus grows and develops. Regular medical checkups and prenatal tests are very important. They can

Besides getting medical care, there are other things you can do to keep your baby as healthy as possible. It's important not to drink or smoke. Try to eat a healthy diet and make sure to take care of any health problems you have during pregnancy.


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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)