Abnormality in fetal heart rate and rhythm complicating labor and delivery O76

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Abnormality in fetal heart rate and rhythm complicating labor and delivery" is "O76". O76 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • O76 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM O76 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O76 - other international versions of ICD-10 O76 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Depressed fetal heart rate tones complicating labor and delivery
  • Fetal bradycardia complicating labor and delivery
  • Fetal heart rate decelerations complicating labor and delivery
  • Fetal heart rate irregularity complicating labor and delivery
  • Fetal heart rate abnormal variability complicating labor and delivery
  • Fetal tachycardia complicating labor and delivery
  • Non-reassuring fetal heart rate or rhythm complicating labor and delivery
Type 1 Excludes:
  • fetal stress NOS (O77.9)
  • labor and delivery complicated by electrocardiographic evidence of fetal stress (O77.8)
  • labor and delivery complicated by ultrasonic evidence of fetal stress (O77.8)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • fetal metabolic acidemia (O68)
  • other fetal stress (O77.0-O77.1)

Codes: = Billable

  • O76 Abnormality in fetal heart rate and rhythm complicating labor and delivery

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.