Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 768
Intrauterine hypoxia and birth asphyxia
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 768 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
768 Excludes
  • acidemia NOS of newborn (775.81)
  • acidosis NOS of newborn (775.81)
  • cerebral ischemia NOS (779.2)
  • hypoxia NOS of newborn (770.88)
  • mixed metabolic and respiratory acidosis of newborn (775.81)
  • respiratory arrest of newborn (770.87)
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