Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 773.4
Kernicterus of fetus or newborn due to isoimmunization
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: NB kernicterus:isoimmun.
  • ICD-9-CM 773.4 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 773.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Use Additional
  • Use additional code, if desired, to identify type of isoimmunization (773.0-773.2)
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 773.4 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 773.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P57.0 Kernicterus due to isoimmunization
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 773.4:
  • Encephalopathia hyperbilirubinemica, newborn 774.7
    • due to isoimmunization (conditions classifiable to 773.0-773.2) 773.4
  • Encephalopathy (acute) 348.30
    • bilirubin, newborn 774.7
      • due to isoimmunization 773.4
    • hyperbilirubinemic, newborn 774.7
      • due to isoimmunization (conditions classifiable to 773.0-773.2) 773.4
  • Hyperbilirubinemica encephalopathia, newborn 774.7
    • due to isoimmunization 773.4
  • Kernicterus of newborn (not due to isoimmunization) 774.7
    • due to isoimmunization (conditions classifiable to 773.0-773.2) 773.4
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