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ICD-10-CM Code Q18
Other congenital malformations of face and neck

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code Q18 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of Q18 that describes the diagnosis 'other congenital malformations of face and neck' in more detail.


Coding Notes for Q18 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Cleft lip and cleft palate - instead, use Section Q35-Q37
Conditions classified to Q67.0-Q67.4 - instead, use code Q67.0-
Congenital malformations of skull and face bones - instead, use code Q75.-
Cyclopia - instead, use code Q87.0
Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] - instead, use code M26.-
Malformation syndromes affecting facial appearance - instead, use code Q87.0
Persistent thyroglossal duct - instead, use code Q89.2

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q18 - Other congenital malformations of face and neck'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q18. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/Q18