2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P70.4

Other neonatal hypoglycemia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P70.4 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 P70.4 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P70.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 P70.4 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P70.4 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
Applicable To
  • Transitory neonatal hypoglycemia
The following code(s) above P70.4 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 P70.4:
  • P00-P96
    2020 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
  • P70-P74
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range P70-P74

    Transitory endocrine and metabolic disorders specific to newborn

    • transitory endocrine and metabolic disturbances caused by the infant's response to maternal endocrine and metabolic factors, or its adjustment to extrauterine environment
    Transitory endocrine and metabolic disorders specific to newborn
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neonatal hypoglycemia
ICD-10-CM P70.4 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert P70.4 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 P70.4:
  • Type 1 Excludes: E16.1
    , R79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E16.1

    Other hypoglycemia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Functional hyperinsulinism
    • Functional nonhyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia
    • Hyperinsulinism NOS
    • Hyperplasia of pancreatic islet beta cells NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R79

    Other abnormal findings of blood chemistry

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • asymptomatic hyperuricemia (E79.0)
    • hyperglycemia NOS (R73.9)
    • hypoglycemia NOS (E16.2)
    • neonatal hypoglycemia (P70.3-P70.4)
    • specific findings indicating disorder of amino-acid metabolism (E70-E72)
    • specific findings indicating disorder of carbohydrate metabolism (E73-E74)
    • specific findings indicating disorder of lipid metabolism (E75.-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P70.4:
  • Hypoglycemia (spontaneous) E16.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E16.2

    Hypoglycemia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neonatal (transitory) P70.4
    • transitory neonatal P70.4

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P70.4
P61.4 Other congenital anemias, not elsewhere classified
P61.5 Transient neonatal neutropenia
P61.6 Other transient neonatal disorders of coagulation
P61.8 Other specified perinatal hematological disorders
P61.9 Perinatal hematological disorder, unspecified
P70 Transitory disorders of carbohydrate metabolism specific to newborn
P70.0 Syndrome of infant of mother with gestational diabetes
P70.1 Syndrome of infant of a diabetic mother
P70.2 Neonatal diabetes mellitus
P70.3 Iatrogenic neonatal hypoglycemia
P70.4 Other neonatal hypoglycemia
P70.8 Other transitory disorders of carbohydrate metabolism of newborn
P70.9 Transitory disorder of carbohydrate metabolism of newborn, unspecified
P71 Transitory neonatal disorders of calcium and magnesium metabolism
P71.0 Cow's milk hypocalcemia in newborn
P71.1 Other neonatal hypocalcemia
P71.2 Neonatal hypomagnesemia
P71.3 Neonatal tetany without calcium or magnesium deficiency
P71.4 Transitory neonatal hypoparathyroidism
P71.8 Other transitory neonatal disorders of calcium and magnesium metabolism
P71.9 Transitory neonatal disorder of calcium and magnesium metabolism, unspecified

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