2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.0

Third-stage hemorrhage

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
Applicable To
  • Hemorrhage associated with retained, trapped or adherent placenta
  • Retained placenta NOS
Code Also
Code Also Help
A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • type of adherent placenta (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O43.2

    Morbidly adherent placenta

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • associated third stage postpartum hemorrhage, if applicable (O72.0)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • retained placenta (O73.-)
The following code(s) above O72.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • 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 O72.0:
  • O00-O9A
    2019 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
  • O72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72

    Postpartum hemorrhage

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • hemorrhage after delivery of fetus or infant
    Postpartum hemorrhage
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM O72.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

Convert O72.0 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to O72.0:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O72.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O72.0
O71.4 Obstetric high vaginal laceration alone
O71.5 Other obstetric injury to pelvic organs
O71.6 Obstetric damage to pelvic joints and ligaments
O71.7 Obstetric hematoma of pelvis
O71.8 Other specified obstetric trauma
O71.81 Laceration of uterus, not elsewhere classified
O71.82 Other specified trauma to perineum and vulva
O71.89 Other specified obstetric trauma
O71.9 Obstetric trauma, unspecified
O72 Postpartum hemorrhage
O72.0 Third-stage hemorrhage
O72.1 Other immediate postpartum hemorrhage
O72.2 Delayed and secondary postpartum hemorrhage
O72.3 Postpartum coagulation defects
O73 Retained placenta and membranes, without hemorrhage
O73.0 Retained placenta without hemorrhage
O73.1 Retained portions of placenta and membranes, without hemorrhage
O74 Complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery
O74.0 Aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during labor and delivery
O74.1 Other pulmonary complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery
O74.2 Cardiac complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery

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