2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O92.79

Other disorders of lactation

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
  • O92.79 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 O92.79 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O92.79 - other international versions of ICD-10 O92.79 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O92.79 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Puerperal galactocele
The following code(s) above O92.79 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 O92.79:
  • 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
  • O85-O92
    2020 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Breast engorgement postpartum
  • Breast feeding difficulty
  • Difficulty performing breast-feeding
  • Nursing difficulty
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) breast engorgement
ICD-10-CM O92.79 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 O92.79 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 O92.79:
  • Caked breast O92.79 (puerperal, postpartum)
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • breast N64.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N64.9

      Disorder of breast, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • associated with
        • lactation O92.70
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O92.70

          Unspecified disorders of lactation

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          • specified NEC O92.79
      • lactation disorder NEC O92.79
    • lactation NEC O92.79
  • Engorgement
    • breast N64.59
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N64.59

      Other signs and symptoms in breast

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • puerperal, postpartum O92.79
  • Galactocele (breast) N64.89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N64.89

    Other specified disorders of breast

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Galactocele
    • Subinvolution of breast (postlactational)
    • puerperal, postpartum O92.79
  • Lactation, lactating (breast) (puerperal, postpartum)
    • disorder NEC O92.79
  • Milk
    • retention O92.79
  • Retention - see also Retained
    • milk O92.79 (puerperal, postpartum)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O92.79
O92.13 Cracked nipple associated with lactation
O92.2 Other and unspecified disorders of breast associated with pregnancy and the puerperium
O92.20 Unspecified disorder of breast associated with pregnancy and the puerperium
O92.29 Other disorders of breast associated with pregnancy and the puerperium
O92.3 Agalactia
O92.4 Hypogalactia
O92.5 Suppressed lactation
O92.6 Galactorrhea
O92.7 Other and unspecified disorders of lactation
O92.70 Unspecified disorders of lactation
O92.79 Other disorders of lactation
O94 Sequelae of complication of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium
O98 Maternal infectious and parasitic diseases classifiable elsewhere but complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
O98.0 Tuberculosis complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
O98.01 Tuberculosis complicating pregnancy
O98.011 …… first trimester
O98.012 …… second trimester
O98.013 …… third trimester
O98.019 …… unspecified trimester
O98.02 Tuberculosis complicating childbirth
O98.03 Tuberculosis complicating the puerperium

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