Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P55.0

Rh isoimmunization of newborn

    2016 Specific Code Newborn/Neonate Dx (0 years)

  • P55.0 is a specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • 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 P55.0. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

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.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Hemolytic disease of fetus OR newborn due to RhD isoimmunization
  • Rh hemolytic disease, fetus or newborn
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P55.0 is applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
  • P55.0 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
ICD-10-CM P55.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v32.0):
  • 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: