ICD-10-CM Code Z37

Outcome of delivery

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z37 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of outcome of delivery. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Short Description:Outcome of delivery
Long Description:Outcome of delivery

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

  • Z37.0 - Single live birth
  • Z37.1 - Single stillbirth
  • Z37.2 - Twins, both liveborn
  • Z37.3 - Twins, one liveborn and one stillborn
  • Z37.4 - Twins, both stillborn
  • Z37.5 - Other multiple births, all liveborn
  • Z37.50 - Multiple births, unspecified, all liveborn
  • Z37.51 - Triplets, all liveborn
  • Z37.52 - Quadruplets, all liveborn
  • Z37.53 - Quintuplets, all liveborn
  • Z37.54 - Sextuplets, all liveborn
  • Z37.59 - Other multiple births, all liveborn
  • Z37.6 - Other multiple births, some liveborn
  • Z37.60 - Multiple births, unspecified, some liveborn
  • Z37.61 - Triplets, some liveborn
  • Z37.62 - Quadruplets, some liveborn
  • Z37.63 - Quintuplets, some liveborn
  • Z37.64 - Sextuplets, some liveborn
  • Z37.69 - Other multiple births, some liveborn
  • Z37.7 - Other multiple births, all stillborn
  • Z37.9 - ... unspecified

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 Z37:

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.
  • This category is intended for use as an additional code to identify the outcome of delivery on the mother's record. It is not for use on the newborn record.

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.
  • stillbirth P95

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction (Z30-Z39)
      • Outcome of delivery (Z37)

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