ICD-10-CM Code Q68
Other congenital musculoskeletal deformities
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 Q68 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of Q68 that describes the diagnosis 'other congenital musculoskeletal deformities' in more detail.
- Q68 Other congenital musculoskeletal deformities NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for Q68 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."
- Reduction defects of limb(s) - instead, use Section Q71-Q73
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Congenital myotonic chondrodystrophy - instead, use code G71.13
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q68 - Other congenital musculoskeletal deformities'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q68. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.