2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O26.2

Pregnancy care for patient with recurrent pregnancy loss

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • O26.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM O26.2 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O26.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 O26.2 may differ.
The following code(s) above O26.2 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 O26.2:
  • O00-O9A
    2021 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
  • O20-O29
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range O20-O29

    Other maternal disorders predominantly related to pregnancy

    Type 2 Excludes
    • maternal care related to the fetus and amniotic cavity and possible delivery problems (O30-O48)
    • maternal diseases classifiable elsewhere but complicating pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the puerperium (O98-O99)
    Other maternal disorders predominantly related to pregnancy
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to O26.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: N96
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N96

    Recurrent pregnancy loss

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Investigation or care in a nonpregnant woman with history of recurrent pregnancy loss
    Type 1 Excludes
    • recurrent pregancy loss with current pregnancy (O26.2-)
  • Type 2 Excludes: O09.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O09.2

    Supervision of pregnancy with other poor reproductive or obstetric history

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • pregnancy care for patient with history of recurrent pregnancy loss (O26.2-)
  • Use Additional: Z31.43
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z31.43

    Encounter for genetic testing of female for procreative management

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • nonprocreative genetic testing (Z13.7-)
    Use Additional
    • code for recurrent pregnancy loss, if applicable (N96, O26.2-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O26.2:
  • Abortion (complete) (spontaneous) O03.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.9

    Complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion without complication

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    Applicable To
    • Miscarriage NOS
    • Spontaneous abortion NOS
    • habitual or recurrent N96
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N96

      Recurrent pregnancy loss

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
      Applicable To
      • Investigation or care in a nonpregnant woman with history of recurrent pregnancy loss
      Type 1 Excludes
      • recurrent pregancy loss with current pregnancy (O26.2-)
      • care in current pregnancy O26.2-
  • Loss (of)
    • pregnancy, recurrent N96
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N96

      Recurrent pregnancy loss

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
      Applicable To
      • Investigation or care in a nonpregnant woman with history of recurrent pregnancy loss
      Type 1 Excludes
      • recurrent pregancy loss with current pregnancy (O26.2-)
      • care in current pregnancy O26.2-
  • Pregnancy (single) (uterine) Z33.1
    - see also Delivery and Puerperal
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z33.1

    Pregnant state, incidental

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    Applicable To
    • Pregnancy NOS
    • Pregnant state NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • complications of pregnancy (O00-O9A)
    • pregnant state, gestational carrier (Z33.3)
    • complicated by (care of) (management affected by)
      • recurrent pregnancy loss O26.2-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O26.2
O26.0 Excessive weight gain in pregnancy
O26.00 …… unspecified trimester
O26.01 …… first trimester
O26.02 …… second trimester
O26.03 …… third trimester
O26.1 Low weight gain in pregnancy
O26.10 …… unspecified trimester
O26.11 …… first trimester
O26.12 …… second trimester
O26.13 …… third trimester
O26.2 Pregnancy care for patient with recurrent pregnancy loss
O26.20 …… unspecified trimester
O26.21 …… first trimester
O26.22 …… second trimester
O26.23 …… third trimester
O26.3 Retained intrauterine contraceptive device in pregnancy
O26.30 …… unspecified trimester
O26.31 …… first trimester
O26.32 …… second trimester
O26.33 …… third trimester
O26.4 Herpes gestationis

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