2022 ICD-10-CM Code P03.6
Newborn affected by abnormal uterine contractions

Version 2022
ICD-10:P03.6
Short Description:Newborn affected by abnormal uterine contractions
Long Description:Newborn affected by abnormal uterine contractions
Status: Valid for Submission

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 other comp of labor and delivery (P03)

P03.6 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of newborn affected by abnormal uterine contractions. The code P03.6 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code P03.6 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like fetal or neonatal effect of abnormal uterine contractions, fetal or neonatal effect of complication of labor, fetal or neonatal effect of hypertonic labor, fetal or neonatal effect of hypertonic uterine dysfunction, fetal or neonatal effect of hypotonic uterine dysfunction , fetal or neonatal effect of maternal contraction ring, etc.

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code P03.6:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.

Entries in the Index to Diseases and Injuries with references to P03.6

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 P03.6 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

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

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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)