ICD-10-CM Code Q10.5
Congenital stenosis and stricture of lacrimal duct
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
POA Exempt CodeThe 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.
Q10.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of congenital stenosis and stricture of lacrimal duct. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
POA Indicators on CMS form 4010A are as follows:
|Indicator||Meaning||CMS Will Pay CC/MCC DRG Costs|
|Y||Diagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission||Yes|
|N||Diagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission||No|
|U||Documentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||No|
|W||Clinically undetermined. Provider unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||Yes|
|1||Exempt from POA reporting||No|
The ICD code Q105 is used to code Congenital lacrimal duct obstruction
Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CLDO) is the condition in which a tear duct has failed to open at the time of birth. Around 6% of infants have CLDO, usually experiencing a persistent watery eye even when not crying. The condition is also known as dacryostenosis. If a secondary infection occurs (Dacryocystitis), purulent (yellow / green) discharge may be present.
|ICD 9 Code:||743.65|
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (disorder)
- Congenital obstruction of lacrimal canal (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q10.5 - Congenital stenosis and stricture of lacrimal duct'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q10.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 Q10.5 and a single ICD9 code, 743.65 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.