Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.87
Respiratory arrest of newborn
  • Short description: NB RESPIRATORY ARREST.
  • ICD-9-CM 770.87 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 770.87 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 770.87 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P28.81 Respiratory arrest of newborn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 770.87:
  • Arrest, arrested
    • respiratory 799.1
      • newborn 770.87
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • respiratory (muscle) (system) (tract) 786.09
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