2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P28.81

Respiratory arrest of newborn

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P28.81 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 P28.81 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P28.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 P28.81 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P28.81 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
The following code(s) above P28.81 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 P28.81:
  • 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
  • P28
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P28

    Other respiratory conditions originating in the perinatal period

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital malformations of the respiratory system (Q30-Q34)
    Other respiratory conditions originating in the perinatal period
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neonatal respiratory arrest
ICD-10-CM P28.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 794 Neonate with other significant problems

Convert P28.81 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 P28.81:
  • Type 1 Excludes: J96
    , P22.8
    , P22.9
    , P28.5
    , R09
    , R06
    , R09.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J96

    Respiratory failure, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome (J80)
    • cardiorespiratory failure (R09.2)
    • newborn respiratory distress syndrome (P22.0)
    • postprocedural respiratory failure (J95.82-)
    • respiratory arrest (R09.2)
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory failure of newborn (P28.5)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22.8

    Other respiratory distress of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Type 1 Excludes
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory failure of newborn NOS (P28.5)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22.9

    Respiratory distress of newborn, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Type 1 Excludes
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory failure of newborn NOS (P28.5)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P28.5

    Respiratory failure of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Type 1 Excludes
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory distress of newborn (P22.0-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09

    Other symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory system

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome (J80)
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory distress syndrome of newborn (P22.0)
    • respiratory failure (J96.-)
    • respiratory failure of newborn (P28.5)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R06

    Abnormalities of breathing

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome (J80)
    • respiratory arrest (R09.2)
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory distress syndrome of newborn (P22.-)
    • respiratory failure (J96.-)
    • respiratory failure of newborn (P28.5)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09.2

    Respiratory arrest

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cardiorespiratory failure
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cardiac arrest (I46.-)
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory distress of newborn (P22.0)
    • respiratory failure (J96.-)
    • respiratory failure of newborn (P28.5)
    • respiratory insufficiency (R06.89)
    • respiratory insufficiency of newborn (P28.5)
  • Type 2 Excludes: 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)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P28.81:
  • Arrest, arrested
    • respiratory R09.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09.2

      Respiratory arrest

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cardiorespiratory failure
      Type 1 Excludes
      • cardiac arrest (I46.-)
      • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
      • respiratory distress of newborn (P22.0)
      • respiratory failure (J96.-)
      • respiratory failure of newborn (P28.5)
      • respiratory insufficiency (R06.89)
      • respiratory insufficiency of newborn (P28.5)
      • newborn P28.81
  • Newborn (infant) (liveborn) (singleton) Z38.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z38.2

    Single liveborn infant, unspecified as to place of birth

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Newborn/Neonate Dx (0 years) POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Single liveborn infant NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P28.81
P28.0 Primary atelectasis of newborn
P28.1 Other and unspecified atelectasis of newborn
P28.10 Unspecified atelectasis of newborn
P28.11 Resorption atelectasis without respiratory distress syndrome
P28.19 Other atelectasis of newborn
P28.2 Cyanotic attacks of newborn
P28.3 Primary sleep apnea of newborn
P28.4 Other apnea of newborn
P28.5 Respiratory failure of newborn
P28.8 Other specified respiratory conditions of newborn
P28.81 Respiratory arrest of newborn
P28.89 Other specified respiratory conditions of newborn
P28.9 Respiratory condition of newborn, unspecified
P29 Cardiovascular disorders originating in the perinatal period
P29.0 Neonatal cardiac failure
P29.1 Neonatal cardiac dysrhythmia
P29.11 Neonatal tachycardia
P29.12 Neonatal bradycardia
P29.2 Neonatal hypertension
P29.3 Persistent fetal circulation
P29.30 Pulmonary hypertension of newborn

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