Specific code icon 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O90.6

Postpartum mood disturbance

    2015 2016 Billable Code Maternity Only Dx (12-55 years) Female Only Dx

  • O90.6 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O90.6. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Applicable To
  • Postpartum blues
  • Postpartum dysphoria
  • Postpartum sadness
Description Synonyms
  • Mood disorder postpartum
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) mood disturbance
Type 1 Excludes
  • postpartum depression (F53)
  • puerperal psychosis (F53)
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O90.6 is only applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • O90.6 is only applicable to female patients.
  • O90.6 should only be used on the maternal record - not on the newborn record.
  • Use a code under Z3A to document the exact week during the pregnancy .
ICD-10-CM O90.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 769 Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses with o.r. procedure
  • 776 Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses without o.r. procedure

Convert ICD-10-CM O90.6 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM O90.6: