Diagnosis Code O99.844
Information for Medical Professionals
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Maternity diagnoses Maternity diagnoses
Maternity. Age range is 12–55 years inclusive (e.g., diabetes in pregnancy, antepartum pulmonary complication).
Diagnoses for females only Diagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code O99.844 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)
- 767 - VAGINAL DELIVERY WITH STERILIZATION AND/OR D&C
- 768 - VAGINAL DELIVERY WITH O.R. PROCEDURE EXCEPT STERILIZATION AND/OR D&C
Convert to ICD-9 General 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.
- 649.21 - Bariatric surg stat-del (approximate) Approximate Flag
The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
- Previous bariatric surgery in mother complicating childbirth
Information for Patients
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)
Weight Loss Surgery
Also called: Bariatric surgery, Bypass surgery, Gastric banding, Obesity surgery
Weight loss surgery helps people with extreme obesity to lose weight. It may be an option if you cannot lose weight through diet and exercise or have serious health problems caused by obesity.
There are different types of weight loss surgery. They often limit the amount of food you can take in. Some types of surgery also affect how you digest food and absorb nutrients. All types have risks and complications, such as infections, hernias, and blood clots.
Many people who have the surgery lose weight quickly, but regain some weight later on. If you follow diet and exercise recommendations, you can keep most of the weight off. You will also need medical follow-up for the rest of your life.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- Diet after gastric banding (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Gastric bypass surgery (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Gastric bypass surgery - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Laparoscopic gastric banding (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Laparoscopic gastric banding - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Your diet after gastric bypass surgery (Medical Encyclopedia)