Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.9
Unspecified respiratory condition of fetus and newborn
  • Short description: NB respiratory cond NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 770.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 770.9 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 770.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 770.9: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 770.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P28.9 Respiratory condition of newborn, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 770.9:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • respiratory (tract) 519.9
      • acute or subacute (upper) NEC 465.9
      • chronic 519.9
        • arising in the perinatal period 770.7
        • due to fumes or vapors 506.4
      • due to
      • fetus or newborn NEC 770.9
      • obstructive 496
      • smoke inhalation 508.2
      • specified type NEC 519.8
      • upper (acute) (infectious) NEC 465.9
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