2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O69.81X0

Labor and delivery complicated by cord around neck, without compression, not applicable or unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
  • O69.81X0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Labor and del comp by cord around neck, w/o comprsn, unsp
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM O69.81X0 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O69.81X0 - other international versions of ICD-10 O69.81X0 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O69.81X0 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • O69.81X0 is applicable to female patients.
The following code(s) above O69.81X0 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 O69.81X0:
  • O00-O9A
    2023 ICD-10-CM Range O00-O9A

    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

    • 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
  • Cord around neck
  • Cord around neck without compression
  • Triple nuchal cord
  • Umbilical problem, triple nuchal cord
ICD-10-CM O69.81X0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v40.0):
  • 998 Principal diagnosis invalid as discharge diagnosis

Convert O69.81X0 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O69.81X0
O69.5 Labor and delivery complicated by vascular lesion of cord
O69.5XX0 …… not applicable or unspecified
O69.5XX1 …… fetus 1
O69.5XX2 …… fetus 2
O69.5XX3 …… fetus 3
O69.5XX4 …… fetus 4
O69.5XX5 …… fetus 5
O69.5XX9 …… other fetus
O69.8 Labor and delivery complicated by other cord complications
O69.81 Labor and delivery complicated by cord around neck, without compression
O69.81X0 …… not applicable or unspecified
O69.81X1 …… fetus 1
O69.81X2 …… fetus 2
O69.81X3 …… fetus 3
O69.81X4 …… fetus 4
O69.81X5 …… fetus 5
O69.81X9 …… other fetus
O69.82 Labor and delivery complicated by other cord entanglement, without compression
O69.82X0 …… not applicable or unspecified
O69.82X1 …… fetus 1
O69.82X2 …… fetus 2

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