Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 763.2
Forceps delivery affecting fetus or newborn
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)

  • ICD-9-CM 763.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 763.2 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: 763.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P03.2 Newborn (suspected to be) affected by forceps delivery
Applies To
  • Fetus or newborn affected by forceps extraction
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 763.2 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 763.2:
  • Birth
    • forceps, affecting fetus or newborn 763.2
    • instrumental, NEC, affecting fetus or newborn 763.2
  • Delivery
    • forceps NEC 669.5
      • affecting fetus or newborn 763.2
  • Forceps
    • delivery NEC 669.5
      • affecting fetus or newborn 763.2
      • accidentally left during a procedure 998.4
      • anterior chamber (eye) 871.6
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 763.2 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.