Specific code icon 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P55.0

Rh isoimmunization of newborn

    2015 2016 Billable Code Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)

  • P55.0 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 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.
Description 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 only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
  • P55.0 should only be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
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: