2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P07.03

Extremely low birth weight newborn, 750-999 grams

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P07.03 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM P07.03 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P07.03 - other international versions of ICD-10 P07.03 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P07.03 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
The following code(s) above P07.03 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 P07.03:
  • P00-P96
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range P00-P96

    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period

    Includes
    • conditions that have their origin in the fetal or perinatal period (before birth through the first 28 days after birth) even if morbidity occurs later
    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are for use on newborn records only, never on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • tetanus neonatorum (A33)
    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period
  • P07
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P07

    Disorders of newborn related to short gestation and low birth weight, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • the listed conditions, without further specification, as the cause of morbidity or additional care, in newborn
    Note
    • When both birth weight and gestational age of the newborn are available, both should be coded with birth weight sequenced before gestational age
    Disorders of newborn related to short gestation and low birth weight, not elsewhere classified
  • P07.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P07.0

    Extremely low birth weight newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Newborn birth weight 999 g. or less
    Type 1 Excludes
    • low birth weight due to slow fetal growth and fetal malnutrition (P05.-)
    Extremely low birth weight newborn
Approximate Synonyms
  • Preterm infant, 750 to 999 grams
ICD-10-CM P07.03 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 790 Extreme immaturity or respiratory distress syndrome, neonate

Convert P07.03 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P07.03:
  • Low
    • birthweight (2499 grams or less) P07.10
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P07.10

      Other low birth weight newborn, unspecified weight

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
      • extreme (999 grams or less) P07.00
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P07.00

        Extremely low birth weight newborn, unspecified weight

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P07.03
P05.17 …… 1750-1999 grams
P05.18 …… 2000-2499 grams
P05.19 …… other
P05.2 Newborn affected by fetal (intrauterine) malnutrition not light or small for gestational age
P05.9 Newborn affected by slow intrauterine growth, unspecified
P07 Disorders of newborn related to short gestation and low birth weight, not elsewhere classified
P07.0 Extremely low birth weight newborn
P07.00 …… unspecified weight
P07.01 …… less than 500 grams
P07.02 …… 500-749 grams
P07.03 …… 750-999 grams
P07.1 Other low birth weight newborn
P07.10 …… unspecified weight
P07.14 …… 1000-1249 grams
P07.15 …… 1250-1499 grams
P07.16 …… 1500-1749 grams
P07.17 …… 1750-1999 grams
P07.18 …… 2000-2499 grams
P07.2 Extreme immaturity of newborn
P07.20 …… unspecified weeks of gestation
P07.21 …… gestational age less than 23 completed weeks

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