Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 779.81
Neonatal bradycardia
  • ICD-9-CM 779.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 779.81 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: 779.81 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P29.12 Neonatal bradycardia
779.81 Excludes
  • abnormality in fetal heart rate or rhythm complicating labor and delivery (763.81-763.83)
  • bradycardia due to birth asphyxia (768.5-768.9)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 779.81:
  • Bradycardia 427.89
    • newborn 779.81
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