O89.0 - Pulmonary complications of anesthesia during the puerperium

Version 2023
ICD-10:O89.0
Short Description:Pulmonary complications of anesthesia during the puerperium
Long Description:Pulmonary complications of anesthesia during the puerperium
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Complications predominantly related to the puerperium (O85-O92)
      • Complications of anesthesia during the puerperium (O89)

O89.0 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of pulmonary complications of anesthesia during the puerperium. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 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 Pulmonary complications of anesthesia during the puerperium

Non-specific codes like O89.0 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 pulmonary complications of anesthesia during the puerperium:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use O89.01 for Aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during the puerperium
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use O89.09 for Other pulmonary complications of anesthesia during the puerperium

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Anesthesia is the use of medicines to prevent pain during surgery and other procedures. These medicines are called anesthetics. They may be given by injection, inhalation, topical lotion, spray, eye drops, or skin patch. They cause you to have a loss of feeling or awareness.

What is anesthesia used for?

Anesthesia may be used in minor procedures, such as filling a tooth. It could be used during childbirth or procedures such as colonoscopies. And it is used during minor and major surgeries.

In some cases, a dentist, nurse, or doctor may give you an anesthetic. In other cases, you may need an anesthesiologist. This is a doctor who specializes in giving anesthesia.

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There are several different types of anesthesia:

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Anesthesia is generally safe. But there can be risks, especially with general anesthesia, including:


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