2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P29.38

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Other persistent fetal circulation

    2018 - New Code 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record POA Exempt
  • P29.38 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM P29.38 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P29.38 - other international versions of ICD-10 P29.38 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P29.38 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
Applicable To
  • Delayed closure of ductus arteriosus
The following code(s) above P29.38 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 P29.38:
  • P00-P96
    2023 ICD-10-CM Range P00-P96

    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period

    • 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
    • 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
  • P29
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P29

    Cardiovascular disorders originating in the perinatal period

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital malformations of the circulatory system (Q20-Q28)
    Cardiovascular disorders originating in the perinatal period
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • P29.38 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM P29.38 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v40.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert P29.38 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): New code
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P29.38:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P29.38
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
P29.38 Other persistent fetal circulation
P29.4 Transient myocardial ischemia in newborn
P29.8 Other cardiovascular disorders originating in the perinatal period
P29.81 Cardiac arrest of newborn
P29.89 Other cardiovascular disorders originating in the perinatal period
P29.9 Cardiovascular disorder originating in the perinatal period, unspecified
P35 Congenital viral diseases
P35.0 Congenital rubella syndrome
P35.1 Congenital cytomegalovirus infection
P35.2 Congenital herpesviral [herpes simplex] infection
P35.3 Congenital viral hepatitis

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