2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O61.8

Other failed induction of labor

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • O61.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM O61.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O61.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 O61.8 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O61.8 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
The following code(s) above O61.8 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 O61.8:
  • 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
ICD-10-CM O61.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 817 Other antepartum diagnoses with o.r. Procedure with mcc
  • 818 Other antepartum diagnoses with o.r. Procedure with cc
  • 819 Other antepartum diagnoses with o.r. Procedure without cc/mcc
  • 831 Other antepartum diagnoses without o.r. Procedure with mcc
  • 832 Other antepartum diagnoses without o.r. Procedure with cc
  • 833 Other antepartum diagnoses without o.r. Procedure without cc/mcc

Convert O61.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O61.8:
  • Delivery (childbirth) (labor)
    • cesarean (for)
      • failed
        • induction of labor O61.9
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O61.9

          Failed induction of labor, unspecified

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          • specified NEC O61.8
    • complicated O75.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O75.9

      Complication of labor and delivery, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      • by
        • failed
          • induction of labor O61.9
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O61.9

            Failed induction of labor, unspecified

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
            • specified NEC O61.8
  • Failure, failed
    • induction (of labor) O61.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O61.9

      Failed induction of labor, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      • specified NEC O61.8
  • Pregnancy (single) (uterine) - see also Delivery and Puerperal
    • complicated by (care of) (management affected by)
      • failed induction of labor O61.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O61.9

        Failed induction of labor, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
        • specified NEC O61.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O61.8
O60.23X0 …… not applicable or unspecified
O60.23X1 …… fetus 1
O60.23X2 …… fetus 2
O60.23X3 …… fetus 3
O60.23X4 …… fetus 4
O60.23X5 …… fetus 5
O60.23X9 …… other fetus
O61 Failed induction of labor
O61.0 Failed medical induction of labor
O61.1 Failed instrumental induction of labor
O61.8 Other failed induction of labor
O61.9 Failed induction of labor, unspecified
O62 Abnormalities of forces of labor
O62.0 Primary inadequate contractions
O62.1 Secondary uterine inertia
O62.2 Other uterine inertia
O62.3 Precipitate labor
O62.4 Hypertonic, incoordinate, and prolonged uterine contractions
O62.8 Other abnormalities of forces of labor
O62.9 Abnormality of forces of labor, unspecified
O63 Long labor

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