ICD-10 Diagnosis Code O73.1

Retained portions of placenta and membranes, w/o hemorrhage

Diagnosis Code O73.1

ICD-10: O73.1
Short Description: Retained portions of placenta and membranes, w/o hemorrhage
Long Description: Retained portions of placenta and membranes, without hemorrhage
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code O73.1

Valid for Submission
The code O73.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Complications of labor and delivery (O60-O77)
      • Retained placenta and membranes, without hemorrhage (O73)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Maternity diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipMaternity diagnoses
Maternity. Age range is 12–55 years inclusive (e.g., diabetes in pregnancy, antepartum pulmonary complication).

Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Retained membrane
  • Retained membrane without hemorrhage
  • Retained placenta and membranes
  • Retained placenta or membranes with no hemorrhage
  • Retained placenta, without hemorrhage
  • Retained placental fragment
  • Retained portion of placenta or membranes with no hemorrhage
  • Retained portions of placenta AND/OR membranes without hemorrhage
  • Retained products with no hemorrhage with postnatal problem

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code O73.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Childbirth Problems

While childbirth usually goes well, complications can happen. They can cause a risk to the mother, baby, or both. Possible complications include

  • Preterm (premature) labor, when labor starts before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy
  • Problems with the umbilical cord
  • Problems with the position of the baby, such as breech, in which the baby is going to come out feet first
  • Birth injuries

For some of these problems, the baby may need to be delivered surgically by a Cesarean section.

  • Assisted delivery with forceps (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Brachial plexus injury in newborns (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Breech birth (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Caput succedaneum (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Meconium aspiration syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Premature rupture of membranes (Medical Encyclopedia)

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