O80-Encounter for full-term uncomplicated delivery › 2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O80. Encounter for full-term uncomplicated delivery rotation version] or instrumentation [forceps] of a spontaneous, cephalic, vaginal, full-term, single, live-born infant. This code is for use as a single diagnosis code and is not to be used with any other.
Vaginal delivery is the method of childbirth most health experts recommend for women whose babies have reached full term, or at least 37 weeks.Author: Erica Cirino.
Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation.
Code O80 is assigned for an encounter for full-term uncomplicated pregnancy with or without episiotomy, no instrumentation, and a vaginal, cephalic delivery. The code Z37.0, Single live birth, is the only outcome of delivery code that is appropriate for use with O80.