Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.1
Fetal and newborn aspiration
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 770.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
770.1 Excludes
  • aspiration of postnatal stomach contents (770.85, 770.86)
  • meconium passage during delivery (763.84)
  • meconium staining (779.84)
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