Term: Neonatal Hospital Readmission
Last Updated: 2012-11-05
A hospital readmission of a newborn that occurs more than one day after the discharge from the birth hospital stay and within 28 days of birth.
For a list of reasons and the corresponding ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CA codes used to define these reasons, please see Neonatal Hospital Readmission - Reasons in Appendix Table A.4 of Heman et al. (2012).