2021 ICD-10-CM Code O99.893

Other specified diseases and conditions complicating puerperium

Version 2021
Billable Code
New Code
Maternity Diagnoses
Diagnoses For Females Only

Valid for Submission

O99.893 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified diseases and conditions complicating puerperium. The code O99.893 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code O99.893 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like benign essential hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium - delivered with postnatal complication, bicornuate uterus, bicornuate uterus in pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium, bone and/or joint disorder in mother complicating pregnancy, childbirth and/or puerperium, bone and/or joint disorder in mother complicating pregnancy, childbirth and/or puerperium , bone and/or joint disorder in mother complicating pregnancy, childbirth and/or puerperium, etc.

The code O99.893 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:O99.893
Short Description:Oth diseases and conditions complicating puerperium
Long Description:Other specified diseases and conditions complicating puerperium

Code Classification

New 2021 ICD-10 Code

O99.893 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2021, effective October 1, 2020. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).

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 O99.893 are found in the index:

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:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

O99893 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021