Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 762.4
Prolapsed umbilical cord affecting fetus or newborn
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: Prolapsed cord aff NB.
  • ICD-9-CM 762.4 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 762.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Cord presentation
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 762.4 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 762.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P02.4 Newborn (suspected to be) affected by prolapsed cord
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 762.4:
  • Compression
    • umbilical cord
      • affecting fetus or newborn 762.5
        • cord prolapsed 762.4
      • complicating delivery 663.2
  • Cord - see also condition
    • prolapse
      • affecting fetus or newborn 762.4
      • complicating delivery 663.0
  • Prolapse, prolapsed
    • umbilical cord
      • affecting fetus or newborn 762.4
      • complicating delivery 663.0
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