ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes > Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
> Maternal care related to the fetus and amniotic cavity and possible delivery problems
> Maternal care for malpresentation of fetus
2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code
Maternal care for high head at term, fetus 5
Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
This is the American ICD-10-CM version of
. Other international versions of ICD-10
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
is applicable to female patients.
should be used on the maternal record - not on the newborn record.
Use a code under
to document the exact week during the pregnancy
does not contain any entries in the
ICD-10-CM Alpha Tabular Index
. However, its parent code
contains the following entries:
Delivery (childbirth) (labor)
high head at term
without obstruction - see also
Delivery, complicated by, obstruction
descent of head (at term) of pregnancy (mother)
engagement of head (term of pregnancy) (mother)
head at term
Pregnancy (single) (uterine)
- see also Delivery and Puerperal
complicated by (care of) (management affected by)
head at term