ICD-10-CM Code O26.87
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code O26.87 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of O26.87 that describes the diagnosis 'cervical shortening' in more detail.
- O26.87 Cervical shortening NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for O26.87 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Encounter for suspected cervical shortening ruled out - instead, use code Z03.75
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O26.87 - Cervical shortening'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O26.87. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.