ICD-10-CM Code P56

Hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

P56 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:P56
Short Description:Hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease
Long Description:Hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease

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

  • P56.0 - Hydrops fetalis due to isoimmunization
  • P56.9 - Hydrops fetalis due to other and unspecified hemolytic disease
  • P56.90 - Hydrops fetalis due to unspecified hemolytic disease
  • P56.99 - Hydrops fetalis due to other hemolytic disease

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 P56:

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • hydrops fetalis NOS P83.2

Code Classification

  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Hemorrhagic and hematological disorders of newborn (P50-P61)
      • Hydrops fetalis due to hemolytic disease (P56)

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


Edema

Edema means swelling caused by fluid in your body's tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles and legs, but it can involve your entire body.

Causes of edema include

  • Eating too much salt
  • Sunburn
  • Heart failure
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver problems from cirrhosis
  • Pregnancy
  • Problems with lymph nodes, especially after mastectomy
  • Some medicines
  • Standing or walking a lot when the weather is warm

To keep swelling down, your health care provider may recommend keeping your legs raised when sitting, wearing support stockings, limiting how much salt you eat, or taking a medicine called a diuretic - also called a water pill.


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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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