Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P55.0

Rh isoimmunization of newborn

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • P55.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P55.0. Other international versions of ICD-10 P55.0 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

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 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 v34.0):
  • 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: