Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P59.3

Neonatal jaundice from breast milk inhibitor

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • P59.3 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 P59.3. Other international versions of ICD-10 P59.3 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
  • Jaundice in an otherwise healthy breast-fed newborn. It appears four to seven days after birth, lasts longer than the physiologic jaundice, and there are no identifiable causes.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Breast milk jaundice
  • Neonatal jaundice due to delayed conjugation from breast milk inhibitors
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P59.3 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
ICD-10-CM P59.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 795 Normal newborn

Convert ICD-10-CM P59.3 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM P59.3: