Newborn Male Principal Diagnosis

Newborn Male Principal Diagnosis

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In the diagnostic statement “newborn male born vaginally in hospital with meconium aspiration syndrome, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and neonatal jaundice due to prematurity,” what is the ICD-10-CM principal diagnosis?

Source: AHIMA Press. Clinical Coding Workout, 2019.

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  1. Please verify what is the principal diagnosis if a premature/ low birth weight infant was transferred to another hospital with meconium aspiration or P07 sequence first as principal diagnosis

    Thank you

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