Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 761.6
Maternal death affecting fetus or newborn
  • Short description: Maternal death aff NB.
  • ICD-9-CM 761.6 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 761.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 761.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 761.6: 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 761.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P01.6 Newborn (suspected to be) affected by maternal death
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 761.6:
  • Cesarean delivery, operation or section NEC 669.7
    • post mortem, affecting fetus or newborn 761.6
  • Death
    • maternal, affecting fetus or newborn 761.6
  • Maternal condition, affecting fetus or newborn
    • death 761.6
  • Section
    • cesarean
      • affecting fetus or newborn 763.4
      • post mortem, affecting fetus or newborn 761.6
      • previous, in pregnancy or childbirth 654.2
        • affecting fetus or newborn 763.89
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