Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.17
Other fetal and newborn aspiration without respiratory symptoms
  • Short description: NB asp w/o resp symp NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 770.17 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 770.17 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 770.17: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 770.17 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P24.80 Other neonatal aspiration without respiratory symptoms
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 770.17:
  • Aspiration
    • contents of birth canal 770.17
      • with respiratory symptoms 770.18
    • mucus 933.1
      • into
      • newborn 770.17
      • vaginal (fetus or newborn) 770.17
    • vernix caseosa 770.17
  • Mucus
    • plug (see also Asphyxia, mucus) 933.1
      • aspiration, of newborn 770.17
      • tracheobronchial 519.19
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