Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 762.7
Chorioamnionitis affecting fetus or newborn
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: Chorioamnionitis aff NB.
  • ICD-9-CM 762.7 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 762.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Amnionitis
  • Membranitis
  • Placentitis
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 762.7 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 762.7 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P02.7 Newborn (suspected to be) affected by chorioamnionitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 762.7:
  • Amnionitis (complicating pregnancy) 658.4
    • affecting fetus or newborn 762.7
  • Chorioamnionitis 658.4
    • affecting fetus or newborn 762.7
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • amniotic fluid or cavity 658.4
      • affecting fetus or newborn 762.7
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • fetal membranes (acute) 658.4
      • affecting fetus or newborn 762.7
  • Maternal condition, affecting fetus or newborn
    • chorioamnionitis 762.7
  • Membranitis, fetal 658.4
    • affecting fetus or newborn 762.7
  • Placentitis
    • affecting fetus or newborn 762.7
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