Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 668.00
Pulmonary complications of anesthesia or other sedation in labor and delivery unspecified as to episode of care
  • Short description: Pulm compl in del-unspec.
  • ICD-9-CM 668.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 668.00 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: 668.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O74.1 Other pulmonary complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery
Approximate Synonyms
  • Aspiration pneumonitis (inflammation of lung) due to obstetric anesthesia, postpartum (after childbirth)
  • Aspiration pneumonitis due to OB anesthesia, postpartum
  • Obstetric anesthesia with pulmonary complications with postnatal problem
  • Postpartum aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during labor and delivery
  • Pulmonary complication of anesthesia after childbirth
  • Pulmonary complication of OB anesthesia, postpartum
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