Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 668.20
Central nervous system complications of anesthesia or other sedation in labor and delivery unspecified as to episode of care
  • Short description: Cns compl labor/del-unsp.
  • ICD-9-CM 668.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 668.20 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: 668.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O74.3 Central nervous system complications of anesthesia during labor and delivery
Approximate Synonyms
  • Central nervous system complication from obstetric anesthesia
  • CNS complication of OB anesthesia, postpartum
  • Obstetric anesthesia with central nervous system complications - delivered
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