Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 778.2
Cold injury syndrome of newborn
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: NB cold injury syndrome.
  • ICD-9-CM 778.2 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 778.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 778.2 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 778.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P80.0 Cold injury syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 778.2:
  • Cold 460
    • injury syndrome (newborn) 778.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • cold injury (newborn) 778.2
  • Temperature
    • cold, trauma from 991.9
      • newborn 778.2
      • specified effect NEC 991.8
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