Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 779.1
Other and unspecified cerebral irritability in newborn
  • Short description: NB cereb irrit NEC/NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 779.1 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 779.1 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 779.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 779.1: 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 779.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P91.8 Other specified disturbances of cerebral status of newborn
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P91.9 Disturbance of cerebral status of newborn, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 779.1:
  • Hyperirritability (cerebral), in newborn 779.1
  • Irritability 799.22
    • cerebral, newborn 779.1
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