Ko JY, Hirai AH, Owens PL, Stocks C, Patrick SW. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Maternal Opioid-Related Diagnoses: Analysis of ICD-10-CM Transition, 2013-2017. Hospital pediatrics. 2021 Jul 28. PMID: 34321311 [PubMed]
Hospital discharge records remain a common data source for tracking the opioid crisis among pregnant women and infants. The (ICD-10-CM) transition from the may have affected surveillance. Our aim was to evaluate this transition on rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), maternal opioid use disorder (OUD), and opioid-related diagnoses (OUD with ICD-10-CM codes for long-term use of opioid analgesics and unspecified opioid use).