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ICD-10-CM Code Q06.4
Hydromyelia

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
POA Exempt
POA Exempt Code
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires medical coders to indicate whether or not a condition was present at the time of admission, in order to properly assign MS-DRG codes. This "Present On Admission" (POA) indicator is recorded on CMS form 4010A.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

Q06.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hydromyelia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

POA Indicators on CMS form 4010A are as follows:

IndicatorMeaningCMS Will Pay CC/MCC DRG Costs
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admissionYes
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admissionNo
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.No
WClinically undetermined. Provider unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.Yes
1Exempt from POA reportingNo


The ICD code Q064 is used to code Syringomyelia

Syringomyelia (/sᵻˌrɪŋɡəmaɪˈiːliə, -ɡoʊ-/) is a generic term referring to a disorder in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord. This cyst, called a syrinx, can expand and elongate over time, destroying the spinal cord. The damage may result in pain, paralysis, weakness, and stiffness in the back, shoulders, and extremities. Syringomyelia may also cause a loss of the ability to feel extremes of hot or cold, especially in the hands. The disorder generally leads to a cape-like loss of pain and temperature sensation along the back and arms. Each patient experiences a different combination of symptoms. These symptoms typically vary depending on the extent and, often more critically, to the location of the syrinx within the spinal cord.

Specialty: Neurosurgery
MeSH Codes: D013595, D013595
ICD 9 Codes: 336.0, 742.53

An idiopathic syrinx. See the thin light grey shape inside the spinal cord, placed at centre in the bottom half of the above image.

Coding Notes for Q06.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Hydrorachis

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with MCC.
  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with CC.
  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q06.4 - Hydromyelia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q06.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Hydromyelia (Q06.4)
Hydrorachis (Q06.4)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Hydromyelia (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 742.53 was previously used, Q06.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: Q06 - Other congenital malformations of spinal cord

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/Q064