Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 659.1
Failed medical or unspecified induction of labor
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 659.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Failed induction NOS
  • Failure of induction of labor by medical methods, such as oxytocic drugs
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 659.1:
  • Failure, failed
    • induction (of labor) 659.1
      • abortion (legal) (see also Abortion, failed) 638.9
      • affecting fetus or newborn 763.89
      • by oxytocic drugs 659.1
      • instrumental 659.0
      • mechanical 659.0
      • medical 659.1
      • surgical 659.0
  • Labor (see also Delivery)
    • failed
      • induction 659.1
      • trial (vaginal delivery) 660.6
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