Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 774.6
Unspecified fetal and neonatal jaundice
  • Short description: Fetal/neonatal jaund NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 774.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 774.6 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 774.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 774.6: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 774.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P59.9 Neonatal jaundice, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neonatal (newborn) jaundice
  • Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
  • Neonatal jaundice
  • Neonatal physiologic jaundice
  • Newborn physiological jaundice
  • Physiologic jaundice, neonatal
774.6 Excludes
  • that in preterm infants (774.2)
Applies To
  • Icterus neonatorum
  • Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (transient)
  • Physiologic jaundice NOS in newborn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 774.6:
  • Hyperbilirubinemia 782.4
    • neonatal (transient) (see also Jaundice, fetus or newborn) 774.6
  • Icterus (see also Jaundice) 782.4
    • conjunctiva 782.4
      • newborn 774.6
    • neonatorum (see also Jaundice, fetus or newborn) 774.6
  • Jaundice (yellow) 782.4
    • fetus or newborn 774.6
      • due to or associated with
      • physiological NEC 774.6
    • newborn (physiological) (see also Jaundice, fetus or newborn) 774.6
    • symptomatic 782.4
      • newborn 774.6
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