Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P55.0

Rh isoimmunization of newborn

  • P55.0 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, P55.0 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder caused when there is a rh-factor blood-type incompatibility between the mother and fetus, and the mother's immune system forms antibodies that attack the red blood cells of her unborn child. This disorder can only occur if the mother is rh-negative and the fetus is rh-positive.
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • P55.0 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 35 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 P55.0 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 P55.0 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM P55.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 794 Neonate with other significant problems
Convert ICD-10-CM P55.0 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM P55.0: