2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O62.2

Other uterine inertia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • O62.2 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 O62.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O62.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 O62.2 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O62.2 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
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
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as O62.2. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • atony of uterus with hemorrhage (postpartum) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.1

    Other immediate postpartum hemorrhage

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage following delivery of placenta
    • Postpartum hemorrhage (atonic) NOS
    • Uterine atony with hemorrhage
    Type 1 Excludes
    • uterine atony NOS (O62.2)
    • uterine atony without hemorrhage (O62.2)
    • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
    O72.1
    )
  • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O75.89

    Other specified complications of labor and delivery

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    O75.89
    )
The following code(s) above O62.2 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 O62.2:
  • 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
  • Uterine inertia
  • Uterine inertia (absence of effective contractions during labor)
Clinical Information
  • Failure of the uterus to contract with normal strength, duration, and intervals during childbirth (labor, obstetric). It is also called uterine atony.
ICD-10-CM O62.2 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 O62.2 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 O62.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: O72.1
    , O72.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.1

    Other immediate postpartum hemorrhage

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage following delivery of placenta
    • Postpartum hemorrhage (atonic) NOS
    • Uterine atony with hemorrhage
    Type 1 Excludes
    • uterine atony NOS (O62.2)
    • uterine atony without hemorrhage (O62.2)
    • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.1

    Other immediate postpartum hemorrhage

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage following delivery of placenta
    • Postpartum hemorrhage (atonic) NOS
    • Uterine atony with hemorrhage
    Type 1 Excludes
    • uterine atony NOS (O62.2)
    • uterine atony without hemorrhage (O62.2)
    • postpartum atony of uterus without hemorrhage (O75.89)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O62.2:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O62.2
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.
O63.9 Long labor, unspecified
O64 Obstructed labor due to malposition and malpresentation of fetus

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