2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P91.9

Disturbance of cerebral status of newborn, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P91.9 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 P91.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P91.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 P91.9 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P91.9 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
The following code(s) above P91.9 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 P91.9:
  • 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
  • Central nervous system dysfunction in newborn
  • Newborn central nervous system (brain and sinal cord) dysfunction
ICD-10-CM P91.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert P91.9 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 P91.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P91.9
P91.6 Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE]
P91.60 …… unspecified
P91.61 Mild hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE]
P91.62 Moderate hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE]
P91.63 Severe hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE]
P91.8 Other specified disturbances of cerebral status of newborn
P91.81 Neonatal encephalopathy
P91.811 …… in diseases classified elsewhere
P91.819 …… unspecified
P91.88 Other specified disturbances of cerebral status of newborn
P91.9 Disturbance of cerebral status of newborn, unspecified
P92 Feeding problems of newborn
P92.0 Vomiting of newborn
P92.01 Bilious vomiting of newborn
P92.09 Other vomiting of newborn
P92.1 Regurgitation and rumination of newborn
P92.2 Slow feeding of newborn
P92.3 Underfeeding of newborn
P92.4 Overfeeding of newborn
P92.5 Neonatal difficulty in feeding at breast
P92.6 Failure to thrive in newborn

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