ICD-10-CM Code P07.22

Extreme immaturity of newborn, gestational age 23 completed weeks

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

P07.22 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of extreme immaturity of newborn, gestational age 23 completed weeks. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code P07.22 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like baby premature at delivery 23 completed weeks.

ICD-10:P07.22
Short Description:Extreme immaturity of NB, gestatnl age 23 completed weeks
Long Description:Extreme immaturity of newborn, gestational age 23 completed weeks

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 guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code P07.22:

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.
  • Extreme immaturity of newborn, gestational age 23 weeks, 0 days through 23 weeks, 6 days

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 P07.22 are found in the index:


Synonyms

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

  • Baby premature at delivery 23 completed weeks

Convert P07.22 to ICD-9

  • 765.21 - <24 comp wks gestation (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Disorders of newborn related to length of gestation and fetal growth (P05-P08)
      • Disord of NB related to short gest and low birth weight, NEC (P07)

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


Premature Babies

Almost 1 of every 10 infants born in the United States are premature, or preemies. A premature birth is when a baby is born before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy. A full-term pregnancy is 40 weeks.

Important growth and development happen throughout pregnancy - especially in the final months and weeks. Because they are born too early, preemies weigh much less than full-term babies. They may have health problems because their organs did not have enough time to develop. Problems that a baby born too early may have include

  • Breathing problems
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Developmental delay
  • Vision problems
  • Hearing problems

Preemies need special medical care in a neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU. They stay there until their organ systems can work on their own.

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