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ICD-10-CM Code Q07.8
Other specified congenital malformations of nervous system

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

Q07.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified congenital malformations of nervous system. 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 Q078 is used to code Gomez and López-Hernández syndrome

gomez-lopez-hernandez syndrome (glh) or cerebellotrigeminal-dermal dysplasia is a rare neurocutaneous(phakomatosis) disorder affecting the trigeminal nerve and causing several other neural and physical abnormalities. gomez-lopez-hernandez syndrome has been diagnosed in only 34 people. cases of gomez-lopez-hernandez syndrome may be under-reported as other diseases share the characteristics of cerebellar malformation shown in gomez-lopez-hernandez syndrome. gomez-lopez-hernandez syndrome was first characterized in 1979.

MeSH Code: C537285

A young girl showing characteristic bilateral alopecia and angled ears.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for Q07.8 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.
Agenesis of nerve
Displacement of brachial plexus
Jaw-winking syndrome
Marcus Gunn's syndrome

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Congenital nystagmus with sensory abnormality (disorder)
  • Chiari malformation type I (disorder)
  • Developmental displacement of brachial plexus (disorder)
  • Congenital hypomyelinating neuropathy (disorder)
  • Ectopic glial tissue (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q07.8 - Other specified congenital malformations of nervous system'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q07.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Marcus Gunn's syndrome (Q07.8)
Jaw-winking phenomenon or syndrome (Q07.8)
Gunn's syndrome (Q07.8)


Other specified congenital anomalies of nervous system (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code Q07.8 and a single ICD9 code, 742.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: Q07 - Other congenital malformations of nervous system

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