ICD-10-CM Code P80.8

Other hypothermia of newborn

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

P80.8 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other hypothermia of newborn. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code P80.8 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like disturbance of temperature regulation of newborn, hypothermia - accidental, hypothermia due to exposure, hypothermia not associated with low environmental temperature, hypothermia of newborn, induced hypothermia, etc

ICD-10:P80.8
Short Description:Other hypothermia of newborn
Long Description:Other hypothermia 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 P80.8:

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.
  • Mild hypothermia 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 P80.8 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:

  • Disturbance of temperature regulation of newborn
  • Hypothermia - accidental
  • Hypothermia due to exposure
  • Hypothermia not associated with low environmental temperature
  • Hypothermia of newborn
  • Induced hypothermia
  • Newborn environmental hypothermia
  • O/E - level of fever
  • O/E - temperature low

Convert P80.8 to ICD-9

  • 778.3 - NB hypothermia NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Conditions involving the integument and temperature regulation of newborn (P80-P83)
      • Hypothermia of newborn (P80)

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


Hypothermia

Cold weather can affect your body in different ways. You can get frostbite, which is an injury to the body that is caused by freezing. Your body can also lose heat faster than you can produce it. That can cause hypothermia, or abnormally low body temperature. It can make you sleepy, confused, and clumsy. Because it happens gradually and affects your thinking, you may not realize you need help. That makes it especially dangerous. A body temperature below 95° F is a medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated promptly.

Anyone who spends much time outdoors in cold weather can get hypothermia. You can also get it from being cold and wet, or under cold water for too long. Babies and old people are especially at risk. Babies can get it from sleeping in a cold room.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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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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