ICD-10 Code P02.7

Newborn affected by chorioamnionitis

Version 2019 Replaced Code Non-Billable Code
ICD-10: P02.7
Short Description:Newborn affected by chorioamnionitis
Long Description:Newborn affected by chorioamnionitis

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10 P02.7 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of newborn affected by chorioamnionitis. The code is NOT valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

  • P02.70 - Newborn affected by fetal inflammatory response syndrome
  • P02.78 - Newborn affected by other conditions from chorioamnionitis

Deleted Code

This code was deleted in the 2019 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This code was replaced for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019).

  • P02.70 - Newborn affected by fetal inflammatory response syndrome
  • P02.78 - Newborn affected by other conditions from chorioamnionitis

Code Classification

  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Newborn affected by maternal factors and by complications of pregnancy, labor, and delivery (P00-P04)
      • Newborn affected by comp of placenta, cord and membranes (P02)

Information for Medical Professionals

Convert P02.7 to ICD-9

The following crosswalk between ICD-10 to ICD-9 is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

  • 762.7 - Chorioamnionitis aff NB

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms:

  • Fetal or neonatal effect of abnormality of chorion
  • Fetal or neonatal effect of amnionitis
  • Fetal or neonatal effect of chorioamnionitis
  • Fetal or neonatal effect of membranitis
  • Fetal or neonatal effect of placentitis

ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
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