2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O72.3

Postpartum coagulation defects

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • O72.3 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 O72.3 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O72.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 O72.3 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O72.3 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Postpartum afibrinogenemia
  • Postpartum fibrinolysis
The following code(s) above O72.3 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 O72.3:
  • 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
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) coagulation defect
ICD-10-CM O72.3 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 O72.3 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 O72.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: O99.1
    , D65
    , D68
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O99.1

    Other diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    Type 1 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D65

    Disseminated intravascular coagulation [defibrination syndrome]

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Afibrinogenemia, acquired
    • Consumption coagulopathy
    • Diffuse or disseminated intravascular coagulation [DIC]
    • Fibrinolytic hemorrhage, acquired
    • Fibrinolytic purpura
    • Purpura fulminans
    Type 1 Excludes
    • disseminated intravascular coagulation (complicating):
    • abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.1)
    • in newborn (P60)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O45.0, O46.0, O67.0, O72.3)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D68

    Other coagulation defects

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormal coagulation profile (R79.1)
    • coagulation defects complicating abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.1)
    • coagulation defects complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O45.0, O46.0, O67.0, O72.3)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O72.3:
  • Afibrinogenemia D68.8
    - see also Defect, coagulation
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D68.8

    Other specified coagulation defects

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hemorrhagic disease of newborn (P53)
    • puerperal O72.3
  • Blood
    • dyscrasia D75.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D75.9

      Disease of blood and blood-forming organs, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • puerperal, postpartum O72.3
  • Circulating anticoagulants D68.318
    - see also - Disorder, hemorrhagic
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D68.318

    Other hemorrhagic disorder due to intrinsic circulating anticoagulants, antibodies, or inhibitors

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Antithromboplastinemia
    • Antithromboplastinogenemia
    • Hemorrhagic disorder due to intrinsic increase in antithrombin
    • Hemorrhagic disorder due to intrinsic increase in anti-VIIIa
    • Hemorrhagic disorder due to intrinsic increase in anti-IXa
    • Hemorrhagic disorder due to intrinsic increase in anti-XIa
    • following childbirth O72.3
  • Defect, defective Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • coagulation (factor) D68.9
      - see also Deficiency, factor
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D68.9

      Coagulation defect, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • postpartum O99.13
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O99.13

        Other diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism complicating the puerperium

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
        • with hemorrhage O72.3
  • Defibrination (syndrome) D65
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D65

    Disseminated intravascular coagulation [defibrination syndrome]

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Afibrinogenemia, acquired
    • Consumption coagulopathy
    • Diffuse or disseminated intravascular coagulation [DIC]
    • Fibrinolytic hemorrhage, acquired
    • Fibrinolytic purpura
    • Purpura fulminans
    Type 1 Excludes
    • disseminated intravascular coagulation (complicating):
    • abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.1)
    • in newborn (P60)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O45.0, O46.0, O67.0, O72.3)
    • postpartum O72.3
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • coagulation NOS D68.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D68.9

      Coagulation defect, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • postpartum O72.3
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • hemorrhagic NEC D69.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D69.9

      Hemorrhagic condition, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • following childbirth O72.3
  • Dyscrasia
    • blood (with) D75.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D75.9

      Disease of blood and blood-forming organs, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • puerperal, postpartum O72.3
  • Fibrinolysis (hemorrhagic) (acquired) D65
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D65

    Disseminated intravascular coagulation [defibrination syndrome]

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Afibrinogenemia, acquired
    • Consumption coagulopathy
    • Diffuse or disseminated intravascular coagulation [DIC]
    • Fibrinolytic hemorrhage, acquired
    • Fibrinolytic purpura
    • Purpura fulminans
    Type 1 Excludes
    • disseminated intravascular coagulation (complicating):
    • abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.1)
    • in newborn (P60)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O45.0, O46.0, O67.0, O72.3)
    • postpartum O72.3
  • Hemolysis
  • Puerperal, puerperium (complicated by, complications)
    • coagulopathy (any) O99.13
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O99.13

      Other diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism complicating the puerperium

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      • with hemorrhage O72.3
    • afibrinogenemia, or other coagulation defect O72.3
    • blood dyscrasia O72.3
    • thrombocytopenia O72.3
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
  • Thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopenic D69.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D69.6

    Thrombocytopenia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • puerperal, postpartum O72.3

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O72.3
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
O74.5 Spinal and epidural anesthesia-induced headache during labor and delivery

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