ICD-10-CM Code Q15.8
Other specified congenital malformations of eye
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.
Q15.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified congenital malformations of eye. 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 Q158 is used to code Norrie disease
Norrie disease is a genetic disorder that primarily affects the eye and almost always leads to blindness. In addition to the congenital ocular symptoms, some patients suffer from a progressive hearing loss starting mostly in their 2nd decade of life, while another portion may be mentally challenged.
|ICD 9 Code:||743.8|
- 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
- Microphthalmos associated with other anomalies of eye AND/OR adnexa (disorder)
- Lenz microphthalmia syndrome (disorder)
- Hypoplasia of eye muscle (disorder)
- Congenital fibrosis of inferior rectus muscle (disorder)
- Port-wine stain with oculocutaneous melanosis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q15.8 - Other specified congenital malformations of eye'
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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 Q15.8 and a single ICD9 code, 743.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.