Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 768.71
Mild hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)

  • ICD-9-CM 768.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 768.71 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: 768.71 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P91.61 Mild hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE]
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 768.71 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 768.71:
  • Damage
  • Encephalopathy (acute) 348.30
    • hypoxic - see also Damage, brain, anoxic
  • HIE (hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy) 768.70
    • mild 768.71
  • Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) 768.70
    • mild 768.71
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