2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P24.9

Neonatal aspiration, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P24.9 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 P24.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P24.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 P24.9 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P24.9 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
The following code(s) above P24.9 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 P24.9:
  • 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
  • P24
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P24

    Neonatal aspiration

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • aspiration in utero and during delivery
    Neonatal aspiration
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neonatal aspiration
  • Neonatal aspiration co-occurrent with respiratory symptoms
  • Neonatal aspiration syndromes
  • Neonatal aspiration with respiratory symptoms
ICD-10-CM P24.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert P24.9 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 P24.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P24.9
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
P24.9 Neonatal aspiration, unspecified
P25 Interstitial emphysema and related conditions originating in the perinatal period
P25.0 Interstitial emphysema originating in the perinatal period
P25.1 Pneumothorax originating in the perinatal period
P25.2 Pneumomediastinum originating in the perinatal period
P25.3 Pneumopericardium originating in the perinatal period
P25.8 Other conditions related to interstitial emphysema originating in the perinatal period
P26 Pulmonary hemorrhage originating in the perinatal period
P26.0 Tracheobronchial hemorrhage originating in the perinatal period
P26.1 Massive pulmonary hemorrhage originating in the perinatal period
P26.8 Other pulmonary hemorrhages originating in the perinatal period

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