2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P77.3

Stage 3 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P77.3 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 P77.3 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P77.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 P77.3 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P77.3 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
Applicable To
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis with perforation
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis with pneumatosis and perforation
The following code(s) above P77.3 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 P77.3:
  • 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
ICD-10-CM P77.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert P77.3 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 P77.3:
  • Enterocolitis K52.9
    - see also Enteritis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K52.9

    Noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Colitis NOS
    • Enteritis NOS
    • Gastroenteritis NOS
    • Ileitis NOS
    • Jejunitis NOS
    • Sigmoiditis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • diarrhea NOS (R19.7)
    • functional diarrhea (K59.1)
    • infectious gastroenteritis and colitis NOS (A09)
    • neonatal diarrhea (noninfective) (P78.3)
    • psychogenic diarrhea (F45.8)
    • necrotizing K55.30
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K55.30

      Necrotizing enterocolitis, unspecified

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Necrotizing enterocolitis, NOS
      • in newborn P77.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P77.9

        Necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
        Applicable To
        • Necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn, NOS
        • stage 3 P77.3 (with pneumatosis, with perforation)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P77.3
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
P78.0 Perinatal intestinal perforation
P78.1 Other neonatal peritonitis
P78.2 Neonatal hematemesis and melena due to swallowed maternal blood
P78.3 Noninfective neonatal diarrhea
P78.8 Other specified perinatal digestive system disorders
P78.81 Congenital cirrhosis (of liver)
P78.82 Peptic ulcer of newborn
P78.83 Newborn esophageal reflux

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