2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P76.0

Meconium plug syndrome

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P76.0 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 P76.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P76.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 P76.0 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P76.0 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
Applicable To
  • Meconium ileus NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as P76.0. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • meconium ileus in cystic fibrosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E84.11

    Meconium ileus in cystic fibrosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Newborn/Neonate Dx (0 years)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • meconium ileus not due to cystic fibrosis (P76.0)
    E84.11
    )
The following code(s) above P76.0 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 P76.0:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Meconium ileus
  • Meconium plug
Clinical Information
  • A transient colonic dysfunction in the newborn characterized by the delayed passage of meconium and associated intestinal dilatation.
ICD-10-CM P76.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert P76.0 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 P76.0:
  • Type 1 Excludes: E84.11
    , K56
    , Q41
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E84.11

    Meconium ileus in cystic fibrosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Newborn/Neonate Dx (0 years)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • meconium ileus not due to cystic fibrosis (P76.0)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56

    Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital stricture or stenosis of intestine (Q41-Q42)
    • cystic fibrosis with meconium ileus (E84.11)
    • ischemic stricture of intestine (K55.1)
    • meconium ileus NOS (P76.0)
    • neonatal intestinal obstructions classifiable to P76.-
    • obstruction of duodenum (K31.5)
    • postprocedural intestinal obstruction (K91.3-)
    • stenosis of anus or rectum (K62.4)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q41

    Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of small intestine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • congenital obstruction, occlusion or stricture of small intestine or intestine NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cystic fibrosis with intestinal manifestation (E84.11)
    • meconium ileus NOS (without cystic fibrosis) (P76.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P76.0:
  • Delay, delayed
    • passage of meconium P76.0 (newborn)
  • Ileus (bowel) (colon) (inhibitory) (intestine) K56.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56.7

    Ileus, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • intestinal obstruction with hernia (K40-K46)
    • meconium P76.0
      • meaning meconium plug P76.0 (without cystic fibrosis)
    • newborn
      • due to meconium P76.0
        • meaning meconium plug P76.0 (without cystic fibrosis)
  • Meconium
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • intestine K56.609
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56.609

      Unspecified intestinal obstruction, unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction

        2018 - New Code 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Intestinal obstruction NOS
      • newborn P76.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P76.9

        Intestinal obstruction of newborn, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    • meconium (plug)
      • newborn P76.0
        • due to fecaliths P76.0
  • Plug
    • meconium P76.0 (newborn)
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • meconium plug P76.0 (newborn)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P76.0
P74.41 Alkalosis of newborn
P74.42 Disturbances of chlorine balance of newborn
P74.421 Hyperchloremia of newborn
P74.422 Hypochloremia of newborn
P74.49 Other transitory electrolyte disturbance of newborn
P74.5 Transitory tyrosinemia of newborn
P74.6 Transitory hyperammonemia of newborn
P74.8 Other transitory metabolic disturbances of newborn
P74.9 Transitory metabolic disturbance of newborn, unspecified
P76 Other intestinal obstruction of newborn
P76.0 Meconium plug syndrome
P76.1 Transitory ileus of newborn
P76.2 Intestinal obstruction due to inspissated milk
P76.8 Other specified intestinal obstruction of newborn
P76.9 Intestinal obstruction of newborn, unspecified
P77 Necrotizing enterocolitis of newborn
P77.1 Stage 1 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn
P77.2 Stage 2 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn
P77.3 Stage 3 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn
P77.9 Necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn, unspecified
P78 Other perinatal digestive system disorders

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