ICD-10-CM Code O9A

Maternal malignant neoplasms, traumatic injuries and abuse classifiable elsewhere but complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

O9A is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of maternal malignant neoplasms, traumatic injuries and abuse classifiable elsewhere but complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:O9A
Short Description:Maternl malig or injury compl preg/childbrth
Long Description:Maternal malignant neoplasms, traumatic injuries and abuse classifiable elsewhere but complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • O9A.1 - Malignant neoplasm complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • O9A.11 - Malignant neoplasm complicating pregnancy
  • O9A.111 - Malignant neoplasm complicating pregnancy, first trimester
  • O9A.112 - Malignant neoplasm complicating pregnancy, second trimester
  • O9A.113 - Malignant neoplasm complicating pregnancy, third trimester
  • O9A.119 - Malignant neoplasm complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester
  • O9A.12 - Malignant neoplasm complicating childbirth
  • O9A.13 - Malignant neoplasm complicating the puerperium
  • O9A.2 - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • O9A.21 - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes complicating pregnancy
  • O9A.211 - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes complicating pregnancy, first trimester
  • O9A.212 - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes complicating pregnancy, second trimester
  • O9A.213 - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes complicating pregnancy, third trimester
  • O9A.219 - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester
  • O9A.22 - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes complicating childbirth
  • O9A.23 - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes complicating the puerperium
  • O9A.3 - Physical abuse complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • O9A.31 - Physical abuse complicating pregnancy
  • O9A.311 - Physical abuse complicating pregnancy, first trimester
  • O9A.312 - Physical abuse complicating pregnancy, second trimester
  • O9A.313 - Physical abuse complicating pregnancy, third trimester
  • O9A.319 - Physical abuse complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester
  • O9A.32 - Physical abuse complicating childbirth
  • O9A.33 - Physical abuse complicating the puerperium
  • O9A.4 - Sexual abuse complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • O9A.41 - Sexual abuse complicating pregnancy
  • O9A.411 - Sexual abuse complicating pregnancy, first trimester
  • O9A.412 - Sexual abuse complicating pregnancy, second trimester
  • O9A.413 - Sexual abuse complicating pregnancy, third trimester
  • O9A.419 - Sexual abuse complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester
  • O9A.42 - Sexual abuse complicating childbirth
  • O9A.43 - Sexual abuse complicating the puerperium
  • O9A.5 - Psychological abuse complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • O9A.51 - Psychological abuse complicating pregnancy
  • O9A.511 - Psychological abuse complicating pregnancy, first trimester
  • O9A.512 - Psychological abuse complicating pregnancy, second trimester
  • O9A.513 - Psychological abuse complicating pregnancy, third trimester
  • O9A.519 - Psychological abuse complicating pregnancy, unspecified trimester
  • O9A.52 - Psychological abuse complicating childbirth
  • O9A.53 - Psychological abuse complicating the puerperium

Code Classification

  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Other obstetric conditions, not elsewhere classified (O94-O9A)
      • Maternl malig or injury compl preg/childbrth (O9A)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

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

  • High blood pressure
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Kidney problems
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Obesity
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cancer
  • Infections

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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