2021 ICD-10-CM Code O99.28

Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

O99.28 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium. 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:O99.28
Short Description:Oth endo, nutritional and metab diseases compl preg/chldbrth
Long Description:Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Oth endo, nutritional and metab diseases compl preg/chldbrth

Header codes like O99.28 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 oth endo, nutritional and metab diseases compl preg/chldbrth:

  • O99.280 - Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester
  • O99.281 - Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases complicating pregnancy, first trimester
  • O99.282 - Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases complicating pregnancy, second trimester
  • O99.283 - Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases complicating pregnancy, third trimester
  • O99.284 - Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases complicating childbirth
  • O99.285 - Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases complicating the puerperium

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code O99.28 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Health Problems in Pregnancy

Every pregnancy has some risk of problems. You may have problems because of a health condition you had before you got pregnant. You could also develop a condition during pregnancy. Other causes of problems during pregnancy can include being pregnant with more than one baby, a health problem in a previous pregnancy, substance abuse during pregnancy, or being over age 35. Any of these can affect your health, the health of your baby, or both.

If you have a chronic condition, you should talk to your health care provider about how to minimize your risk before you get pregnant. Once you are pregnant, you may need a health care team to monitor your pregnancy. Some common conditions that can complicate a pregnancy include

Other conditions that can make pregnancy risky can happen while you are pregnant - for example, gestational diabetes and Rh incompatibility. Good prenatal care can help detect and treat them.

Some discomforts, like nausea, back pain, and fatigue, are common during pregnancy. Sometimes it is hard to know what is normal. Call your health care provider if something is bothering or worrying you.


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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)