ICD-10-CM Code P81.0

Environmental hyperthermia of newborn

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

P81.0 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of environmental hyperthermia of newborn. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code P81.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like environmentally-induced hyperthermia in newborn or hyperthermia in newborn.

ICD-10:P81.0
Short Description:Environmental hyperthermia of newborn
Long Description:Environmental hyperthermia 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 P81.0 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:

  • Environmentally-induced hyperthermia in newborn
  • Hyperthermia in newborn

Convert P81.0 to ICD-9

  • 778.4 - NB temp regulat dis 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)
      • Other disturbances of temperature regulation of newborn (P81)

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


Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

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