Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 760.72
Narcotics affecting fetus or newborn via placenta or breast milk
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Matern narc aff NB/fetus.
  • ICD-9-CM 760.72 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 760.72 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 760.72 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P04.49 Newborn (suspected to be) affected by maternal use of other drugs of addiction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 760.72:
  • Absorption
    • chemical NEC 989.9
      • specified chemical or substance - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
      • through placenta or breast milk (fetus or newborn) 760.70
    • drug NEC (see also Reaction, drug)
      • through placenta or breast milk (fetus or newborn) 760.70
    • narcotics, through placenta or breast milk 760.72
  • Intoxication
    • chemical - see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • drug 292.89
      • with delirium 292.81
      • correct substance properly administered (see also Allergy, drug) 995.27
      • newborn 779.4
      • obstetric anesthetic or sedation 668.9
        • affecting fetus or newborn 763.5
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
      • pathologic 292.2
      • specific to newborn 779.4
      • via placenta or breast milk 760.70
  • Maternal condition, affecting fetus or newborn
    • noxious substance transmitted via breast milk or placenta 760.70
  • Newborn (infant) (liveborn)
    • affected by
      • amniocentesis 760.61
      • maternal abuse of drugs (gestational) (via placenta) (via breast milk) (see also Noxious, substances transmitted through placenta or breast milk (affecting fetus or newborn)) 760.70
        • methamphetamine(s) 760.72
      • procedure
        • amniocentesis 760.61
        • in utero NEC 760.62
        • surgical on mother
          • during pregnancy NEC 760.63
          • previous not associated with pregnancy 760.64
  • Noxious
  • Transmission of chemical substances through the placenta (affecting fetus or newborn) 760.70
    • narcotics 760.72
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