Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 663.53
Vasa previa complicating labor and delivery, antepartum condition or complication
  • 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 663.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 663.53 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: 663.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O69.4XX0 Labor and delivery complicated by vasa previa, not applicable or unspecified
Clinical Information
  • A serious condition in which blood vessels of the umbilical cord or the placenta cross the entrance to the birth canal, beneath the fetus; this can lead to rapid fetal blood loss during labor and delivery if the blood vessels tear as the cervix dilates and the membranes rupture
  • Pregnancy complication where fetal blood vessels, normally inside the umbilical cord, are left unprotected and cross fetal membranes. It is associated with antepartum bleeding and fetal death and stillbirth due to exsanguination
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 663.53 is only applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • 663.53 is only applicable to female patients.
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