2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P94.9

Disorder of muscle tone of newborn, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P94.9 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 P94.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P94.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 P94.9 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P94.9 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
The following code(s) above P94.9 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 P94.9:
  • 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
  • Neonatal muscle tone disorder
ICD-10-CM P94.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 794 Neonate with other significant problems

Convert P94.9 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 P94.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P94.9
P92.8 Other feeding problems of newborn
P92.9 Feeding problem of newborn, unspecified
P93 Reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to newborn
P93.0 Grey baby syndrome
P93.8 Other reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to newborn
P94 Disorders of muscle tone of newborn
P94.0 Transient neonatal myasthenia gravis
P94.1 Congenital hypertonia
P94.2 Congenital hypotonia
P94.8 Other disorders of muscle tone of newborn
P94.9 Disorder of muscle tone of newborn, unspecified
P95 Stillbirth
P96 Other conditions originating in the perinatal period
P96.0 Congenital renal failure
P96.1 Neonatal withdrawal symptoms from maternal use of drugs of addiction
P96.2 Withdrawal symptoms from therapeutic use of drugs in newborn
P96.3 Wide cranial sutures of newborn
P96.5 Complication to newborn due to (fetal) intrauterine procedure
P96.8 Other specified conditions originating in the perinatal period
P96.81 Exposure to (parental) (environmental) tobacco smoke in the perinatal period
P96.82 Delayed separation of umbilical cord

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