2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P24.10

Neonatal aspiration of (clear) amniotic fluid and mucus without respiratory symptoms

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P24.10 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Neonatal aspirat of amnio fluid and mucus w/o resp symp
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM P24.10 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P24.10 - other international versions of ICD-10 P24.10 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P24.10 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
Applicable To
  • Neonatal aspiration of amniotic fluid and mucus NOS
The following code(s) above P24.10 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 P24.10:
  • 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
  • P24
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P24

    Neonatal aspiration

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • aspiration in utero and during delivery
    Neonatal aspiration
  • P24.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P24.1

    Neonatal aspiration of (clear) amniotic fluid and mucus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Neonatal aspiration of liquor (amnii)
    Neonatal aspiration of (clear) amniotic fluid and mucus
ICD-10-CM P24.10 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert P24.10 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 P24.10:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P24.10
P23.4 Congenital pneumonia due to Escherichia coli
P23.5 Congenital pneumonia due to Pseudomonas
P23.6 Congenital pneumonia due to other bacterial agents
P23.8 Congenital pneumonia due to other organisms
P23.9 Congenital pneumonia, unspecified
P24 Neonatal aspiration
P24.0 Meconium aspiration
P24.00 …… without respiratory symptoms
P24.01 …… with respiratory symptoms
P24.1 Neonatal aspiration of (clear) amniotic fluid and mucus
P24.10 …… without respiratory symptoms
P24.11 …… with respiratory symptoms
P24.2 Neonatal aspiration of blood
P24.20 …… without respiratory symptoms
P24.21 …… with respiratory symptoms
P24.3 Neonatal aspiration of milk and regurgitated food
P24.30 …… without respiratory symptoms
P24.31 …… with respiratory symptoms
P24.8 Other neonatal aspiration
P24.80 …… without respiratory symptoms
P24.81 …… with respiratory symptoms

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