2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.2

Delayed and secondary postpartum hemorrhage

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • O72.2 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 O72.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O72.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 O72.2 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O72.2 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Hemorrhage associated with retained portions of placenta or membranes after the first 24 hours following delivery of placenta
  • Retained products of conception NOS, following delivery
The following code(s) above O72.2 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 O72.2:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Delayed and/or secondary postpartum hemorrhage
  • Hemorrhage, postpartum (after childbirth), delayed or secondary
  • Retained products of conception after delivery
  • Retained tissue after delivery
ICD-10-CM O72.2 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 O72.2 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O72.2:
  • Bleeding - see also Hemorrhage
    • capillary I78.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I78.8

      Other diseases of capillaries

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • puerperal O72.2
  • 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)
          • postpartum NEC (atonic) (immediate) 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)
            • delayed O72.2
            • secondary O72.2
        • retained membranes or portions of placenta O72.2
        • retention of secundines (with hemorrhage) O72.0
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.0

          Third-stage hemorrhage

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          Applicable To
          • Hemorrhage associated with retained, trapped or adherent placenta
          • Retained placenta NOS
          Code Also
          • type of adherent placenta (O43.2-)
  • 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)
    • delayed
      • postpartum O72.2
    • postpartum NEC (following delivery of placenta) 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)
      • delayed or secondary O72.2
    • puerperal - see Hemorrhage, postpartum
      • delayed or secondary O72.2
  • Membrane(s) - see also condition
    • retained (with hemorrhage) (complicating delivery) O72.2
  • 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
    • postpartum NEC (atonic) (following delivery of placenta) 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)
      • delayed or secondary O72.2
  • Puerperal, puerperium (complicated by, complications)
    • hemorrhage 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)
      • delayed or secondary O72.2
      • uterine, delayed O72.2
  • Retention - see also Retained
    • decidua (fragments) (following delivery) (with hemorrhage) O72.2
    • membranes (complicating delivery) (with hemorrhage) O72.2
    • placenta (total) (with hemorrhage) O72.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.0

      Third-stage hemorrhage

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      Applicable To
      • Hemorrhage associated with retained, trapped or adherent placenta
      • Retained placenta NOS
      Code Also
      • type of adherent placenta (O43.2-)
    • products of conception
    • secundines (following delivery) (with hemorrhage) O72.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.0

      Third-stage hemorrhage

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      Applicable To
      • Hemorrhage associated with retained, trapped or adherent placenta
      • Retained placenta NOS
      Code Also
      • type of adherent placenta (O43.2-)
      • partial O72.2
      • complicating puerperium O72.2 (delayed hemorrhage)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O72.2
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
O74.4 Toxic reaction to local anesthesia during labor and delivery

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