ICD-10-CM Code Q17
Other congenital malformations of ear
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 Q17 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of Q17 that describes the diagnosis 'other congenital malformations of ear' in more detail.
- Q17 Other congenital malformations of ear NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for Q17 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."
- Congenital malformations of ear with impairment of hearing (Q16.0-Q16.9) - instead, use code Q16.0-
- Preauricular sinus - instead, use code Q18.1
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q17 - Other congenital malformations of ear'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q17. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.