2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.1

Other immediate postpartum hemorrhage

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • O72.1 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 O72.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O72.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 O72.1 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O72.1 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Hemorrhage following delivery of placenta
  • Postpartum hemorrhage (atonic) NOS
  • Uterine atony with hemorrhage
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 O72.1. 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.
  • uterine atony NOS (
    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)
    O62.2
    )
  • uterine atony without hemorrhage (
    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)
    O62.2
    )
  • 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 O72.1 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 O72.1:
  • 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
  • O72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72

    Postpartum hemorrhage

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • hemorrhage after delivery of fetus or infant
    Postpartum hemorrhage
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atonic postpartum hemorrhage
  • Hemorrhage, postpartum (after childbirth)
  • Hemorrhage, postpartum (after childbirth), due to uterine atony
  • Immediate postpartum (after childbirth) hemorrhage
  • Immediate postpartum hemorrhage
  • Postpartum hemorrhage
ICD-10-CM O72.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 769 Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses with o.r. Procedure
  • 776 Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses without o.r. Procedure

Convert O72.1 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 O72.1:
  • Type 1 Excludes: 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)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O72.1:
  • Atonia, atony, atonic
    • uterus (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)
      • postpartum (with hemorrhage) O72.1
      • with hemorrhage O72.1 (postpartum)
  • Bleeding - see also Hemorrhage
    • atonic, following delivery O72.1
  • Delivery (childbirth) (labor)
    • 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
        • hemorrhage (uterine) O67.9
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O67.9

          Intrapartum hemorrhage, unspecified

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (concealed) R58
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R58

    Hemorrhage, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hemorrhage included with underlying conditions, such as:
    • acute duodenal ulcer with hemorrhage (K26.0)
    • acute gastritis with bleeding (K29.01)
    • ulcerative enterocolitis with rectal bleeding (K51.01)
  • Metrorrhagia N92.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N92.1

    Excessive and frequent menstruation with irregular cycle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Irregular intermenstrual bleeding
    • Irregular, shortened intervals between menstrual bleeding
    • Menometrorrhagia
    • Metrorrhagia
  • Puerperal, puerperium (complicated by, complications)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O72.1
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
O74.3 Central nervous system complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery

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