Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 767.9
Birth trauma, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: Birth trauma NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 767.9 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 767.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Mechanical or anoxic trauma incurred by or to the infant during labor or delivery.
  • Mechanical or anoxic trauma incurred by the infant during labor or delivery.
  • Physical injuries (such as brain damage) received during birth, mostly in, but not limited to, breech births, instrument deliveries, neonatal anoxia, or premature births. Used for both human and animal populations.
Applies To
  • Birth injury NOS
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 767.9 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 767.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P15.9 Birth injury, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 767.9:
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