2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O61

Failed induction of labor

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • O61 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM O61 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O61 - other international versions of ICD-10 O61 may differ.
The following code(s) above O61 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to O61:
  • O00-O9A
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range O00-O9A

    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

    Note
    • CODES FROM THIS CHAPTER ARE FOR USE ONLY ON MATERNAL RECORDS, NEVER ON NEWBORN RECORDS
    • Codes from this chapter are for use for conditions related to or aggravated by the pregnancy, childbirth, or by the puerperium (maternal causes or obstetric causes)
    • Trimesters are counted from the first day of the last menstrual period. They are defined as follows:
    • 1st trimester- less than 14 weeks 0 days
    • 2nd trimester- 14 weeks 0 days to less than 28 weeks 0 days
    • 3rd trimester- 28 weeks 0 days until delivery
    Type 1 Excludes
    • supervision of normal pregnancy (Z34.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mental and behavioral disorders associated with the puerperium (F53.-)
    • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
    • postpartum necrosis of pituitary gland (E23.0)
    • puerperal osteomalacia (M83.0)
    Use Additional
    • code from category Z3A, Weeks of gestation, to identify the specific week of the pregnancy, if known.
    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O61
O60.22X5 …… fetus 5
O60.22X9 …… other fetus
O60.23 Term delivery with preterm labor, third trimester
O60.23X0 …… not applicable or unspecified
O60.23X1 …… fetus 1
O60.23X2 …… fetus 2
O60.23X3 …… fetus 3
O60.23X4 …… fetus 4
O60.23X5 …… fetus 5
O60.23X9 …… other fetus
O61 Failed induction of labor
O61.0 Failed medical induction of labor
O61.1 Failed instrumental induction of labor
O61.8 Other failed induction of labor
O61.9 Failed induction of labor, unspecified
O62 Abnormalities of forces of labor
O62.0 Primary inadequate contractions
O62.1 Secondary uterine inertia
O62.2 Other uterine inertia
O62.3 Precipitate labor
O62.4 Hypertonic, incoordinate, and prolonged uterine contractions

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.