Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 673.21
Obstetrical blood-clot embolism, delivered, with or without mention of antepartum condition
  • 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 673.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 673.21 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: 673.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O88.211 Thromboembolism in pregnancy, first trimester
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O88.212 Thromboembolism in pregnancy, second trimester
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O88.213 Thromboembolism in pregnancy, third trimester
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM O88.22 Thromboembolism in childbirth
Approximate Synonyms
  • Pulmonary embolism (blood clot in lung) in childbirth
  • Pulmonary embolism in childbirth
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 673.21 is only applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • 673.21 is only applicable to female patients.
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