2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22.1

Transient tachypnea of newborn

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P22.1 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 P22.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P22.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 P22.1 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P22.1 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
Applicable To
  • Idiopathic tachypnea of newborn
  • Respiratory distress syndrome, type II
  • Wet lung syndrome
The following code(s) above P22.1 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 P22.1:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Transient tachypnea (rapid breathing) of newborn
  • Transitory tachypnea of newborn
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal increase in respiratory rate in the newborn. It is self-limiting and attributed to the delayed fetal lung fluid clearance often in caesarean section delivery.
ICD-10-CM P22.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 794 Neonate with other significant problems

Convert P22.1 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
Code annotations containing back-references to P22.1:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R06.82
    , R06.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R06.82

    Tachypnea, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Tachypnea NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transitory tachypnea of newborn (P22.1)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R06.0

    Dyspnea

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • tachypnea NOS (R06.82)
    • transient tachypnea of newborn (P22.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P22.1:
  • IRDS (type I) P22.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22.0

    Respiratory distress syndrome of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Applicable To
    • Cardiorespiratory distress syndrome of newborn
    • Hyaline membrane disease
    • Idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome [IRDS or RDS] of newborn
    • Pulmonary hypoperfusion syndrome
    • Respiratory distress syndrome, type I
    Type 2 Excludes
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory failure of newborn NOS (P28.5)
    • type II P22.1
  • RDS (newborn) (type I) P22.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22.0

    Respiratory distress syndrome of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Applicable To
    • Cardiorespiratory distress syndrome of newborn
    • Hyaline membrane disease
    • Idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome [IRDS or RDS] of newborn
    • Pulmonary hypoperfusion syndrome
    • Respiratory distress syndrome, type I
    Type 2 Excludes
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory failure of newborn NOS (P28.5)
    • type II P22.1
  • Respiratory - see also condition
    • distress syndrome (newborn) (type I) P22.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22.0

      Respiratory distress syndrome of newborn

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
      Applicable To
      • Cardiorespiratory distress syndrome of newborn
      • Hyaline membrane disease
      • Idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome [IRDS or RDS] of newborn
      • Pulmonary hypoperfusion syndrome
      • Respiratory distress syndrome, type I
      Type 2 Excludes
      • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
      • respiratory failure of newborn NOS (P28.5)
      • type II P22.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • respiratory
      • distress
        • newborn (idiopathic) (type I) P22.0
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22.0

          Respiratory distress syndrome of newborn

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
          Applicable To
          • Cardiorespiratory distress syndrome of newborn
          • Hyaline membrane disease
          • Idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome [IRDS or RDS] of newborn
          • Pulmonary hypoperfusion syndrome
          • Respiratory distress syndrome, type I
          Type 2 Excludes
          • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
          • respiratory failure of newborn NOS (P28.5)
          • type II P22.1
    • wet
      • lung, newborn P22.1
  • Tachypnea R06.82
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R06.82

    Tachypnea, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Tachypnea NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transitory tachypnea of newborn (P22.1)
    • newborn P22.1 (idiopathic) (transitory)
    • transitory, of newborn P22.1
  • Wet
    • lung P22.1 (syndrome)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P22.1
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
P19.0 Metabolic acidemia in newborn first noted before onset of labor
P19.1 Metabolic acidemia in newborn first noted during labor
P19.2 Metabolic acidemia noted at birth
P19.9 Metabolic acidemia, unspecified
P22 Respiratory distress of newborn
P22.0 Respiratory distress syndrome of newborn
P22.1 Transient tachypnea of newborn
P22.8 Other respiratory distress of newborn
P22.9 Respiratory distress of newborn, unspecified
P23 Congenital pneumonia
P23.0 Congenital pneumonia due to viral agent
P23.1 Congenital pneumonia due to Chlamydia
P23.2 Congenital pneumonia due to staphylococcus
P23.3 Congenital pneumonia due to streptococcus, group B
P23.4 Congenital pneumonia due to Escherichia coli
P23.5 Congenital pneumonia due to Pseudomonas
P23.6 Congenital pneumonia due to other bacterial agents

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