2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.0

Primary inadequate contractions

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • O62.0 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 O62.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O62.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 O62.0 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O62.0 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Failure of cervical dilatation
  • Primary hypotonic uterine dysfunction
  • Uterine inertia during latent phase of labor
The following code(s) above O62.0 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 O62.0:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cervix not dilating in labor
  • Failure of cervical dilation due to primary uterine inertia
  • Primary uterine inertia
ICD-10-CM O62.0 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 O62.0 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 O62.0:
  • Contraction(s)
    • uterus N85.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N85.8

      Other specified noninflammatory disorders of uterus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Atrophy of uterus, acquired
      • Fibrosis of uterus NOS
  • Delivery (childbirth) (labor)
    • cesarean (for)
      • inertia, uterus O62.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.2

        Other uterine inertia

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
        Applicable To
        • Atony of uterus without hemorrhage
        • Atony of uterus NOS
        • Desultory labor
        • Hypotonic uterine dysfunction NOS
        • Irregular labor
        • Poor contractions
        • Slow slope active phase of labor
        • Uterine inertia NOS
        Type 1 Excludes
        • atony of uterus with hemorrhage (postpartum) (O72.1)
        • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
        • primary O62.0
      • poor dilatation, cervix O62.0
    • 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
        • cervical dystocia (hypotonic) O62.2
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.2

          Other uterine inertia

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          Applicable To
          • Atony of uterus without hemorrhage
          • Atony of uterus NOS
          • Desultory labor
          • Hypotonic uterine dysfunction NOS
          • Irregular labor
          • Poor contractions
          • Slow slope active phase of labor
          • Uterine inertia NOS
          Type 1 Excludes
          • atony of uterus with hemorrhage (postpartum) (O72.1)
          • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
          • primary O62.0
        • dilatation
          • cervix incomplete, poor or slow O62.0
        • dysfunction, uterus NOS O62.9
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.9

          Abnormality of forces of labor, unspecified

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          • hypotonic O62.2
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.2

            Other uterine inertia

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
            Applicable To
            • Atony of uterus without hemorrhage
            • Atony of uterus NOS
            • Desultory labor
            • Hypotonic uterine dysfunction NOS
            • Irregular labor
            • Poor contractions
            • Slow slope active phase of labor
            • Uterine inertia NOS
            Type 1 Excludes
            • atony of uterus with hemorrhage (postpartum) (O72.1)
            • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
            • primary O62.0
        • inertia, uterus O62.2
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.2

          Other uterine inertia

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          Applicable To
          • Atony of uterus without hemorrhage
          • Atony of uterus NOS
          • Desultory labor
          • Hypotonic uterine dysfunction NOS
          • Irregular labor
          • Poor contractions
          • Slow slope active phase of labor
          • Uterine inertia NOS
          Type 1 Excludes
          • atony of uterus with hemorrhage (postpartum) (O72.1)
          • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
          • during latent phase of labor O62.0
          • primary O62.0
        • uterine inertia O62.2
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.2

          Other uterine inertia

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          Applicable To
          • Atony of uterus without hemorrhage
          • Atony of uterus NOS
          • Desultory labor
          • Hypotonic uterine dysfunction NOS
          • Irregular labor
          • Poor contractions
          • Slow slope active phase of labor
          • Uterine inertia NOS
          Type 1 Excludes
          • atony of uterus with hemorrhage (postpartum) (O72.1)
          • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
          • during latent phase of labor O62.0
          • primary O62.0
        • incomplete dilatation O62.0 (cervix)
  • Dilatation
  • Dysfunction
    • uterus, complicating delivery O62.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.9

      Abnormality of forces of labor, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      • hypotonic O62.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.2

        Other uterine inertia

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
        Applicable To
        • Atony of uterus without hemorrhage
        • Atony of uterus NOS
        • Desultory labor
        • Hypotonic uterine dysfunction NOS
        • Irregular labor
        • Poor contractions
        • Slow slope active phase of labor
        • Uterine inertia NOS
        Type 1 Excludes
        • atony of uterus with hemorrhage (postpartum) (O72.1)
        • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
        • primary O62.0
  • Dystocia O66.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O66.9

    Obstructed labor, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    Applicable To
    • Dystocia NOS
    • Fetal dystocia NOS
    • Maternal dystocia NOS
    • cervical (hypotonic) O62.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.2

      Other uterine inertia

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      Applicable To
      • Atony of uterus without hemorrhage
      • Atony of uterus NOS
      • Desultory labor
      • Hypotonic uterine dysfunction NOS
      • Irregular labor
      • Poor contractions
      • Slow slope active phase of labor
      • Uterine inertia NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • atony of uterus with hemorrhage (postpartum) (O72.1)
      • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
      • primary O62.0
  • Failure, failed
    • cervical dilatation in labor O62.0
  • Inertia
    • uterus, uterine during labor O62.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.2

      Other uterine inertia

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      Applicable To
      • Atony of uterus without hemorrhage
      • Atony of uterus NOS
      • Desultory labor
      • Hypotonic uterine dysfunction NOS
      • Irregular labor
      • Poor contractions
      • Slow slope active phase of labor
      • Uterine inertia NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • atony of uterus with hemorrhage (postpartum) (O72.1)
      • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
      • during latent phase of labor O62.0
      • primary O62.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O62.0
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
O63.0 Prolonged first stage (of labor)
O63.1 Prolonged second stage (of labor)
O63.2 Delayed delivery of second twin, triplet, etc.

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