2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O88

Obstetric embolism

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • O88 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM O88 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O88 - other international versions of ICD-10 O88 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
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  • embolism complicating abortion NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.2

    Embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Amniotic fluid embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Blood-clot embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Embolism NOS following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Fat embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Pulmonary embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Pyemic embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Septic or septicopyemic embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Soap embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    O03.2
    )
  • embolism complicating ectopic or molar pregnancy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O08.2

    Embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Amniotic fluid embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Blood-clot embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Embolism NOS following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Fat embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Pulmonary embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Pyemic embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Septic or septicopyemic embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Soap embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    O08.2
    )
  • embolism complicating failed attempted abortion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O07.2

    Embolism following failed attempted termination of pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following failed attempted termination of pregnancy
    • Amniotic fluid embolism following failed attempted termination of pregnancy
    • Blood-clot embolism following failed attempted termination of pregnancy
    • Embolism NOS following failed attempted termination of pregnancy
    • Fat embolism following failed attempted termination of pregnancy
    • Pulmonary embolism following failed attempted termination of pregnancy
    • Pyemic embolism following failed attempted termination of pregnancy
    • Septic or septicopyemic embolism following failed attempted termination of pregnancy
    • Soap embolism following failed attempted termination of pregnancy
    O07.2
    )
  • embolism complicating induced abortion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O04.7

    Embolism following (induced) termination of pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following (induced) termination of pregnancy
    • Amniotic fluid embolism following (induced) termination of pregnancy
    • Blood-clot embolism following (induced) termination of pregnancy
    • Embolism NOS following (induced) termination of pregnancy
    • Fat embolism following (induced) termination of pregnancy
    • Pulmonary embolism following (induced) termination of pregnancy
    • Pyemic embolism following (induced) termination of pregnancy
    • Septic or septicopyemic embolism following (induced) termination of pregnancy
    • Soap embolism following (induced) termination of pregnancy
    O04.7
    )
  • embolism complicating spontaneous abortion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.2

    Embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Amniotic fluid embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Blood-clot embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Embolism NOS following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Fat embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Pulmonary embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Pyemic embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Septic or septicopyemic embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    • Soap embolism following incomplete spontaneous abortion
    O03.2
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.7

    Embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
    • Amniotic fluid embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
    • Blood-clot embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
    • Embolism NOS following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
    • Fat embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
    • Pulmonary embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
    • Pyemic embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
    • Septic or septicopyemic embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
    • Soap embolism following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion
    O03.7
    )
The following code(s) above O88 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to O88:
  • O00-O9A
    2019 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
  • O85-O92
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range O85-O92

    Complications predominantly related to the puerperium

    Type 2 Excludes
    • mental and behavioral disorders associated with the puerperium (F53.-)
    • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
    • puerperal osteomalacia (M83.0)
    Complications predominantly related to the puerperium
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
Code annotations containing back-references to O88:
  • Code First: I74
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I74

    Arterial embolism and thrombosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • embolism and thrombosis complicating abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.2)
    • embolism and thrombosis complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O88.-)
    Includes
    • embolic infarction
    • embolic occlusion
    • thrombotic infarction
    • thrombotic occlusion
    Type 2 Excludes
  • Type 1 Excludes: T81.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.7

    Vascular complications following a procedure, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following procedure NEC
    • Phlebitis or thrombophlebitis resulting from a procedure
    Type 1 Excludes
    • embolism complicating abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.2)
    • embolism complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O88.-)
    • traumatic embolism (T79.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • embolism due to prosthetic devices, implants and grafts (T82.8-, T83.81, T84.8-, T85.81-)
    • embolism following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection (T80.0)
  • Type 2 Excludes: O22
    , O87
    , O99.4
    , I26
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O22

    Venous complications and hemorrhoids in pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • venous complications of:
    • abortion NOS (O03.9)
    • ectopic or molar pregnancy (O08.7)
    • failed attempted abortion (O07.35)
    • induced abortion (O04.85)
    • spontaneous abortion (O03.89)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • obstetric pulmonary embolism (O88.-)
    • venous complications and hemorrhoids of childbirth and the puerperium (O87.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O87

    Venous complications and hemorrhoids in the puerperium

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • venous complications in labor, delivery and the puerperium
    Type 2 Excludes
    • obstetric embolism (O88.-)
    • puerperal septic thrombophlebitis (O86.81)
    • venous complications in pregnancy (O22.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O99.4

    Diseases of the circulatory system complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    Type 1 Excludes
    • peripartum cardiomyopathy (O90.3)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypertensive disorders (O10-O16)
    • obstetric embolism (O88.-)
    • venous complications and cerebrovenous sinus thrombosis in labor, childbirth and the puerperium (O87.-)
    • venous complications and cerebrovenous sinus thrombosis in pregnancy (O22.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I26

    Pulmonary embolism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • pulmonary (acute) (artery)(vein) infarction
    • pulmonary (acute) (artery)(vein) thromboembolism
    • pulmonary (acute) (artery)(vein) thrombosis
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chronic pulmonary embolism (I27.82)
    • personal history of pulmonary embolism (Z86.711)
    • pulmonary embolism complicating abortion, ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.2)
    • pulmonary embolism complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O88.-)
    • pulmonary embolism due to trauma (T79.0, T79.1)
    • pulmonary embolism due to complications of surgical and medical care (T80.0, T81.7-, T82.8-)
    • septic (non-pulmonary) arterial embolism (I76)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O88
O86.81 Puerperal septic thrombophlebitis
O86.89 Other specified puerperal infections
O87 Venous complications and hemorrhoids in the puerperium
O87.0 Superficial thrombophlebitis in the puerperium
O87.1 Deep phlebothrombosis in the puerperium
O87.2 Hemorrhoids in the puerperium
O87.3 Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium
O87.4 Varicose veins of lower extremity in the puerperium
O87.8 Other venous complications in the puerperium
O87.9 Venous complication in the puerperium, unspecified
O88 Obstetric embolism
O88.0 Obstetric air embolism
O88.01 Obstetric air embolism in pregnancy
O88.011 Air embolism in pregnancy, first trimester
O88.012 Air embolism in pregnancy, second trimester
O88.013 Air embolism in pregnancy, third trimester
O88.019 Air embolism in pregnancy, unspecified trimester
O88.02 Air embolism in childbirth
O88.03 Air embolism in the puerperium
O88.1 Amniotic fluid embolism
O88.11 Amniotic fluid embolism in pregnancy

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