2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P59.20

Neonatal jaundice from unspecified hepatocellular damage

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P59.20 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 P59.20 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P59.20 - other international versions of ICD-10 P59.20 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P59.20 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
The following code(s) above P59.20 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 P59.20:
  • 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
  • P50-P61
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range P50-P61

    Hemorrhagic and hematological disorders of newborn

    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital stenosis and stricture of bile ducts (Q44.3)
    • Crigler-Najjar syndrome (E80.5)
    • Dubin-Johnson syndrome (E80.6)
    • Gilbert syndrome (E80.4)
    • hereditary hemolytic anemias (D55-D58)
    Hemorrhagic and hematological disorders of newborn
  • P59
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P59

    Neonatal jaundice from other and unspecified causes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • jaundice due to inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    • kernicterus (P57.-)
    Neonatal jaundice from other and unspecified causes
  • P59.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P59.2

    Neonatal jaundice from other and unspecified hepatocellular damage

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital viral hepatitis (P35.3)
    Neonatal jaundice from other and unspecified hepatocellular damage
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neonatal jaundice due to hepatocellular damage
  • Perinatal jaundice due to hepatocellular damage
ICD-10-CM P59.20 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert P59.20 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 P59.20:
  • Jaundice (yellow) R17
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R17

    Unspecified jaundice

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
  • 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
    • jaundice P59.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P59.9

      Neonatal jaundice, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
      Applicable To
      • Neonatal physiological jaundice (intense)(prolonged) NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P59.20
P58.4 Neonatal jaundice due to drugs or toxins transmitted from mother or given to newborn
P58.41 Neonatal jaundice due to drugs or toxins transmitted from mother
P58.42 Neonatal jaundice due to drugs or toxins given to newborn
P58.5 Neonatal jaundice due to swallowed maternal blood
P58.8 Neonatal jaundice due to other specified excessive hemolysis
P58.9 Neonatal jaundice due to excessive hemolysis, unspecified
P59 Neonatal jaundice from other and unspecified causes
P59.0 Neonatal jaundice associated with preterm delivery
P59.1 Inspissated bile syndrome
P59.2 Neonatal jaundice from other and unspecified hepatocellular damage
P59.20 Neonatal jaundice from unspecified hepatocellular damage
P59.29 Neonatal jaundice from other hepatocellular damage
P59.3 Neonatal jaundice from breast milk inhibitor
P59.8 Neonatal jaundice from other specified causes
P59.9 Neonatal jaundice, unspecified
P60 Disseminated intravascular coagulation of newborn
P61 Other perinatal hematological disorders
P61.0 Transient neonatal thrombocytopenia
P61.1 Polycythemia neonatorum
P61.2 Anemia of prematurity
P61.3 Congenital anemia from fetal blood loss

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