ICD-10-CM Code P50.3

Newborn affected by hemorrhage into co-twin

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

P50.3 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of newborn affected by hemorrhage into co-twin. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code P50.3 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like fetal blood loss or fetal hemorrhage into co-twin.

ICD-10:P50.3
Short Description:Newborn affected by hemorrhage into co-twin
Long Description:Newborn affected by hemorrhage into co-twin

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 P50.3 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:

  • Fetal blood loss
  • Fetal hemorrhage into co-twin

Convert P50.3 to ICD-9

  • 772.0 - NB fetal blood loss NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Hemorrhagic and hematological disorders of newborn (P50-P61)
      • Newborn affected by intrauterine blood loss (P50) (fetal)

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


Twins, Triplets, Multiple Births

If you are pregnant with more than one baby, you are far from alone. Multiple births are up in the United States. More women are having babies after age 30 and more are taking fertility drugs. Both boost the chance of carrying more than one baby. A family history of twins also makes multiples more likely.

Years ago, most twins came as a surprise. Now, most women know about a multiple pregnancy early. Women with multiple pregnancies should see their health care providers more often than women who are expecting one baby. Multiple pregnancy babies have a much higher risk of being born prematurely and having a low birth weight. There is also more of a risk of disabilities. Some women have to go on bed rest to delay labor. Finally, they may deliver by C-section, especially if there are three babies or more.

Parenting multiples can be a challenge. Volunteer help and support groups for parents of multiples can help.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health


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Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

It can be scary when your baby is sick, especially when it is not an everyday problem like a cold or a fever. You may not know whether the problem is serious or how to treat it. If you have concerns about your baby's health, call your health care provider right away.

Learning information about your baby's condition can help ease your worry. Do not be afraid to ask questions about your baby's care. By working together with your health care provider, you make sure that your baby gets the best care possible.


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