ICD-10-CM Code Q40
Other congenital malformations of upper alimentary tract
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 Q40 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of Q40 that describes the diagnosis 'other congenital malformations of upper alimentary tract' in more detail.
- Q40 Other congenital malformations of upper alimentary tract NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code Q40 is used to code Stomach disease
The stomach is an important organ in the body. It plays a vital role in digestion of foods, releases various enzymes and also protects the lower intestine from harmful organisms. The stomach connects to the esophagus above and to the small intestine below. It is intricately related to the pancreas, spleen and liver. The stomach does vary in size but its J shape is constant. The stomach lies in the upper part of the abdomen just below the left rib cage.
|ICD 9 Code:||536.750|
The location of the stomach in the body.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q40 - Other congenital malformations of upper alimentary tract'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q40. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.