Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 348.1
Anoxic brain damage
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 348.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 348.1 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 348.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G93.1 Anoxic brain damage, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anoxic encephalopathy
  • Cerebral anoxia (lack of oxygen) due to obstetric anesthesia in pregnancy
  • Cerebral anoxia due to OB anesthesia in pregnancy
  • Cerebral anoxia due to obstetric anesthesia
  • Cerebral hypoxia
  • Encephalopathy, anoxic
  • Hypoxia of brain
  • Hypoxia, cerebral
Clinical Information
  • Ischemic brain damage in which the entire brain is deprived of oxygen. It may be fatal or lead to long term disabilities including developmental delays, intellectual disability, and seizures
348.1 Excludes
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify cause
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 348.1:
  • Anoxia 799.02
    • cerebral 348.1
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with specified complication NEC
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.8
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.8
      • complicating
        • delivery (cesarean) (instrumental) 669.4
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.8
        • obstetric anesthesia or sedation 668.2
      • during or resulting from a procedure 997.01
      • following
      • newborn (see also Distress, fetal, liveborn infant) 770.88
  • Damage
  • Hypoxia (see also Anoxia) 799.02
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