Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 668.01
Pulmonary complications of anesthesia or other sedation in labor and delivery delivered
  • Short description: Pulm compl in del-deliv.
  • ICD-9-CM 668.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 668.01 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).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 668.01.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 668.01: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 668.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O74.1 Other pulmonary complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery
Approximate Synonyms
  • Aspiration pneumonitis (inflammation in lung) due to anesthesia in childbirth
  • Aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during labor and delivery
  • Aspiration pneumonitis due to OB anesthesia in childbirth
  • Obstetrical pulmonary complication of anesthesia AND/OR sedation
  • Pulmonary complication of OB anesthesia in childbirth
  • Pulmonary complication of obstetric anesthesia in childbirth
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