2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O74.3

Central nervous system complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • O74.3 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Cnsl complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM O74.3 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O74.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 O74.3 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O74.3 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
The following code(s) above O74.3 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 O74.3:
  • O00-O9A
    2021 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
  • O74
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O74

    Complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • maternal complications arising from the administration of a general, regional or local anesthetic, analgesic or other sedation during labor and delivery
    Use Additional
    • code, if applicable, to identify specific complication
    Complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery
Approximate Synonyms
  • Central nervous system complication of obstetric anesthesia in childbirth
  • Obstetric anesthesia with central nervous system complication in childbirth
ICD-10-CM O74.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 998 Principal diagnosis invalid as discharge diagnosis

Convert O74.3 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to O74.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: G93.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.1

    Anoxic brain damage, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cerebral anoxia due to anesthesia during labor and delivery (O74.3)
    • cerebral anoxia due to anesthesia during the puerperium (O89.2)
    • neonatal anoxia (P84)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O74.3:
  • Anoxia (pathological) R09.02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09.02

    Hypoxemia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • cerebral G93.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.1

      Anoxic brain damage, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • cerebral anoxia due to anesthesia during labor and delivery (O74.3)
      • cerebral anoxia due to anesthesia during the puerperium (O89.2)
      • neonatal anoxia (P84)
      • complicating
        • anesthesia (general) (local) T88.59
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T88.59

          Other complications of anesthesia

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • in labor and delivery O74.3
  • Complication(s) (from) (of)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O74.3
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
O74.6 Other complications of spinal and epidural anesthesia during labor and delivery
O74.7 Failed or difficult intubation for anesthesia during labor and delivery
O74.8 Other complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery
O74.9 Complication of anesthesia during labor and delivery, unspecified
O75 Other complications of labor and delivery, not elsewhere classified
O75.0 Maternal distress during labor and delivery
O75.1 Shock during or following labor and delivery
O75.2 Pyrexia during labor, not elsewhere classified

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