ICD-10-CM Code Q53.9
Undescended testicle, unspecified
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.
Male OnlyCode is only used for male patients.
Q53.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of undescended testicle, unspecified. 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 Q53 is used to code Congenital anomalies of the genitalia
Congenital anomaly of the genitalia is a medical term referring to any physical abnormality of the male or female internal or external genitalia present at birth. This is a broad category of conditions, some common and some rare.
|ICD 9 Code:||752|
Coding Notes for Q53.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Cryptorchism NOS
- DRG Group #729-730 - Other male reproductive system diagnoses with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #729-730 - Other male reproductive system diagnoses without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #795 - Normal newborn.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q53.9 - Undescended testicle, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q53.9. 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 Q53.9 and a single ICD9 code, 752.51 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.