2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.7

Embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • O03.7 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Embolism following complete or unsp spontaneous abortion
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM O03.7 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O03.7 - other international versions of ICD-10 O03.7 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O03.7 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Air embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
  • Amniotic fluid embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
  • Blood-clot embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
  • Embolism NOS following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
  • Fat embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
  • Pulmonary embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
  • Pyemic embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
  • Septic or septicopyemic embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
  • Soap embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
The following code(s) above O03.7 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to O03.7:
  • O00-O9A
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range O00-O9A

    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

    Note
    • CODES FROM THIS CHAPTER ARE FOR USE ONLY ON MATERNAL RECORDS, NEVER ON NEWBORN RECORDS
    • Codes from this chapter are for use for conditions related to or aggravated by the pregnancy, childbirth, or by the puerperium (maternal causes or obstetric causes)
    • Trimesters are counted from the first day of the last menstrual period. They are defined as follows:
    • 1st trimester- less than 14 weeks 0 days
    • 2nd trimester- 14 weeks 0 days to less than 28 weeks 0 days
    • 3rd trimester- 28 weeks 0 days until delivery
    Type 1 Excludes
    • supervision of normal pregnancy (Z34.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mental and behavioral disorders associated with the puerperium (F53.-)
    • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
    • postpartum necrosis of pituitary gland (E23.0)
    • puerperal osteomalacia (M83.0)
    Use Additional
    • code from category Z3A, Weeks of gestation, to identify the specific week of the pregnancy, if known.
    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • O00-O08
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range O00-O08

    Pregnancy with abortive outcome

    Type 1 Excludes
    • continuing pregnancy in multiple gestation after abortion of one fetus or more (O31.1-, O31.3-)
    Pregnancy with abortive outcome
  • O03
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03

    Spontaneous abortion

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • miscarriage
    Note
    • Incomplete abortion includes retained products of conception following spontaneous abortion
    Spontaneous abortion
Approximate Synonyms
  • Miscarriage complicated by embolism
  • Pregnancy loss with embolism
ICD-10-CM O03.7 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 770 Abortion with d&c, aspiration curettage or hysterotomy
  • 779 Abortion without d&c

Convert O03.7 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to O03.7:
  • Type 1 Excludes: O03.87
    , O88
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.87

    Sepsis following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • septic or septicopyemic embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion (O03.7)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify infectious agent (B95-B97)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O88

    Obstetric embolism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • embolism complicating abortion NOS (O03.2)
    • embolism complicating ectopic or molar pregnancy (O08.2)
    • embolism complicating failed attempted abortion (O07.2)
    • embolism complicating induced abortion (O04.7)
    • embolism complicating spontaneous abortion (O03.2, O03.7)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O03.7:
  • Abortion (complete) (spontaneous) O03.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.9

    Complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion without complication

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    Applicable To
    • Miscarriage NOS
    • Spontaneous abortion NOS
    • complicated (by) (following) O03.80
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.80

      Unspecified complication following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      • venous complication NEC O03.85
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.85

        Other venous complications following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
        • embolism O03.7 (air) (amniotic fluid) (blood clot) (fat) (pulmonary) (septic) (soap)
      • embolism O03.7 (air) (amniotic fluid) (blood clot) (fat) (pulmonary) (septic) (soap)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O03.7
O03.33 Metabolic disorder following incomplete spontaneous abortion
O03.34 Damage to pelvic organs following incomplete spontaneous abortion
O03.35 Other venous complications following incomplete spontaneous abortion
O03.36 Cardiac arrest following incomplete spontaneous abortion
O03.37 Sepsis following incomplete spontaneous abortion
O03.38 Urinary tract infection following incomplete spontaneous abortion
O03.39 Incomplete spontaneous abortion with other complications
O03.4 Incomplete spontaneous abortion without complication
O03.5 Genital tract and pelvic infection following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.6 Delayed or excessive hemorrhage following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.7 Embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.8 Other and unspecified complications following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.80 Unspecified complication following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.81 Shock following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.82 Renal failure following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.83 Metabolic disorder following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.84 Damage to pelvic organs following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.85 Other venous complications following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.86 Cardiac arrest following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.87 Sepsis following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
O03.88 Urinary tract infection following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.