Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.16
Aspiration of blood with respiratory symptoms
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)

  • Short description: Blood asp w resp sympt.
  • ICD-9-CM 770.16 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 770.16 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 770.16.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 770.16: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 770.16 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P24.21 Neonatal aspiration of blood with respiratory symptoms
Applies To
  • Aspiration of blood with pneumonia
  • Aspiration of blood with pneumonitis
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify any secondary pulmonary hypertension (416.8), if applicable
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 770.16:
  • Aspiration
    • newborn 770.10
      • with respiratory symptoms 770.18
      • blood 770.15
        • with
          • pneumonia 770.16
          • pneumonitis 770.16
          • respiratory symptoms 770.16
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
  • Pneumonitis (acute) (primary) (see also Pneumonia) 486
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