Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 642.40
Mild or unspecified pre-eclampsia, unspecified as to episode of care or not applicable
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Maternity Only Dx (12-55 years)
  • Female Only Dx

  • ICD-9-CM 642.40 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 642.40 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: 642.40 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O14.00 Mild to moderate pre-eclampsia, unspecified trimester
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O14.90 Unspecified pre-eclampsia, unspecified trimester
Approximate Synonyms
  • Antepartum preeclampsia
  • Postpartum preeclampsia
  • Postpartum preeclampsia (high blood pressure and protein in urine,after childbirth)
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Preeclampsia (high blood pressure and protein in urine during pregnancy)
  • Pre-eclampsia postpartum
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 642.40 is only applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • 642.40 is only applicable to female patients.
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