ICD-10-CM Code P29.30

Pulmonary hypertension of newborn

Version 2020 Billable Code POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

P29.30 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension of newborn. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code P29.30 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like chronic renal failure, facultative pulmonary hypertension with shunt at atrial level, hyperuricemia, pulmonary hypertension, renal failure, alkalosis syndrome, persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, pulmonary arterial hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, etc The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

ICD-10:P29.30
Short Description:Pulmonary hypertension of newborn
Long Description:Pulmonary hypertension of newborn

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 P29.30:

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.
  • Persistent pulmonary hypertension of newborn

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 P29.30 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:

  • Chronic renal failure
  • Facultative pulmonary hypertension with shunt at atrial level
  • Hyperuricemia, pulmonary hypertension, renal failure, alkalosis syndrome
  • Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary hypertension secondary to raised pulmonary vascular resistance
  • Secondary pulmonary hypertension
  • Small vessel pulmonary hypertension
  • Solitary pulmonary hypertension

Present on Admission (POA)

P29.30 is exempt from POA reporting - The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement. Review other POA exempt codes here .

CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions
POA Indicator CodePOA Reason for CodeCMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.YES
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.NO
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.NO
WClinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.YES
1Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting. NO

Replacement Code

P2930 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • P29.3 - Persistent fetal circulation

Convert P29.30 to ICD-9

  • 747.83 - Persistent fetal circ (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Respiratory and cardiovascular disorders specific to the perinatal period (P19-P29)
      • Cardiovascular disorders originating in the perinatal period (P29)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - Code Added, 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