2021 ICD-10-CM Code P02.2

Newborn affected by other and unspecified morphological and functional abnormalities of placenta

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code
Unspecified Code

Not Valid for Submission

P02.2 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of newborn affected by other and unspecified morphological and functional abnormalities of placenta. 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.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like P02.2 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

ICD-10:P02.2
Short Description:NB aff by oth and unsp morpholog and functn abnlt of plcnta
Long Description:Newborn affected by other and unspecified morphological and functional abnormalities of placenta

Code Classification

Specific Coding for NB aff by oth and unsp morpholog and functn abnlt of plcnta

Header codes like P02.2 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 nb aff by oth and unsp morpholog and functn abnlt of plcnta:

  • P02.20 - Newborn affected by unspecified morphological and functional abnormalities of placenta
  • P02.29 - Newborn affected by other morphological and functional abnormalities of placenta

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)