Labor and delivery complicated by abnormality of fetal acid-base balance O68- >

Applicable To
  • Fetal acidemia complicating labor and delivery
  • Fetal acidosis complicating labor and delivery
  • Fetal alkalosis complicating labor and delivery
  • Fetal metabolic acidemia complicating labor and delivery
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as O68. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • fetal stress NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O77.9

    Labor and delivery complicated by fetal stress, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormality of fetal acid-base balance (O68)
    • abnormality in fetal heart rate or rhythm (O76)
    • fetal metabolic acidemia (O68)
    O77.9
    )
  • labor and delivery complicated by electrocardiographic evidence of fetal stress (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O77.8

    Labor and delivery complicated by other evidence of fetal stress

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Labor and delivery complicated by electrocardiographic evidence of fetal stress
    • Labor and delivery complicated by ultrasonic evidence of fetal stress
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormality of fetal acid-base balance (O68)
    • abnormality in fetal heart rate or rhythm (O76)
    • fetal metabolic acidemia (O68)
    O77.8
    )
  • labor and delivery complicated by ultrasonic evidence of fetal stress (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O77.8

    Labor and delivery complicated by other evidence of fetal stress

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Labor and delivery complicated by electrocardiographic evidence of fetal stress
    • Labor and delivery complicated by ultrasonic evidence of fetal stress
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormality of fetal acid-base balance (O68)
    • abnormality in fetal heart rate or rhythm (O76)
    • fetal metabolic acidemia (O68)
    O77.8
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (O68) and the excluded code together.
  • abnormality in fetal heart rate or rhythm (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O76

    Abnormality in fetal heart rate and rhythm complicating labor and delivery

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Depressed fetal heart rate tones complicating labor and delivery
    • Fetal bradycardia complicating labor and delivery
    • Fetal heart rate decelerations complicating labor and delivery
    • Fetal heart rate irregularity complicating labor and delivery
    • Fetal heart rate abnormal variability complicating labor and delivery
    • Fetal tachycardia complicating labor and delivery
    • Non-reassuring fetal heart rate or rhythm complicating labor and delivery
    Type 1 Excludes
    • fetal stress NOS (O77.9)
    • labor and delivery complicated by electrocardiographic evidence of fetal stress (O77.8)
    • labor and delivery complicated by ultrasonic evidence of fetal stress (O77.8)
    Type 2 Excludes
    O76
    )
  • labor and delivery complicated by meconium in amniotic fluid (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O77.0

    Labor and delivery complicated by meconium in amniotic fluid

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    O77.0
    )
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