ICD-9-CM 767.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 767.9 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).
Mechanical or anoxic trauma incurred by or to the infant during labor or delivery
Mechanical or anoxic trauma incurred by the infant during labor or delivery
Physical injuries (such as brain damage) received during birth, mostly in, but not limited to, breech births, instrument deliveries, neonatal anoxia, or premature births. Used for both human and animal populations
Birth injury NOS
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
767.9 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 767.9 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.