2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P15

Other birth injuries

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • P15 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM P15 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P15 - other international versions of ICD-10 P15 may differ.
The following code(s) above P15 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 P15:
  • P00-P96
    2020 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
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P15
P13.4 Fracture of clavicle due to birth injury
P13.8 Birth injuries to other parts of skeleton
P13.9 Birth injury to skeleton, unspecified
P14 Birth injury to peripheral nervous system
P14.0 Erb's paralysis due to birth injury
P14.1 Klumpke's paralysis due to birth injury
P14.2 Phrenic nerve paralysis due to birth injury
P14.3 Other brachial plexus birth injuries
P14.8 Birth injuries to other parts of peripheral nervous system
P14.9 Birth injury to peripheral nervous system, unspecified
P15 Other birth injuries
P15.0 Birth injury to liver
P15.1 Birth injury to spleen
P15.2 Sternomastoid injury due to birth injury
P15.3 Birth injury to eye
P15.4 Birth injury to face
P15.5 Birth injury to external genitalia
P15.6 Subcutaneous fat necrosis due to birth injury
P15.8 Other specified birth injuries
P15.9 Birth injury, unspecified
P19 Metabolic acidemia in newborn

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