2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O63.2

Delayed delivery of second twin, triplet, etc.

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
  • O63.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM O63.2 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O63.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 O63.2 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O63.2 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • O63.2 is applicable to female patients.
The following code(s) above O63.2 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 O63.2:
  • O00-O9A
    2019 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
  • Delayed delivery of second of multiple births
  • Delayed delivery second infant in multiple gestation
ICD-10-CM O63.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 998 Principal diagnosis invalid as discharge diagnosis

Convert O63.2 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
Code annotations containing back-references to O63.2:
  • Type 2 Excludes: O31
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O31

    Complications specific to multiple gestation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • delayed delivery of second twin, triplet, etc. (O63.2)
    • malpresentation of one fetus or more (O32.9)
    • placental transfusion syndromes (O43.0-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O63.2:
  • Delay, delayed
    • delivery, second twin, triplet, etc O63.2
  • Delivery (childbirth) (labor)
    • delayed NOS O63.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O63.9

      Long labor, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
      Applicable To
      • Prolonged labor NOS
      • second twin, triplet, etc. O63.2

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O63.2
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
O64.0 Obstructed labor due to incomplete rotation of fetal head
O64.0XX0 …… not applicable or unspecified
O64.0XX1 …… fetus 1
O64.0XX2 …… fetus 2
O64.0XX3 …… fetus 3
O64.0XX4 …… fetus 4
O64.0XX5 …… fetus 5
O64.0XX9 …… other fetus

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