Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 768.70
Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, unspecified
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)

  • Short description: Hypoxc-ischem enceph NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 768.70 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 768.70 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 768.70.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 768.70: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 768.70 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P91.60 Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE], unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Birth hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
  • Neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
  • Perinatal anoxic-ischemic brain injury
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 768.70:
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