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ICD-10-CM Code Q75.3
Macrocephaly

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
POA Exempt
POA Exempt Code
The 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.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

Q75.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of macrocephaly. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

POA Indicators on CMS form 4010A are as follows:

IndicatorMeaningCMS Will Pay CC/MCC DRG Costs
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admissionYes
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admissionNo
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.No
WClinically undetermined. Provider unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.Yes
1Exempt from POA reportingNo


The ICD code Q753 is used to code Macrocephaly

Macrocephaly is a condition in which the head is abnormally large (circumference 2.5 standard deviations above normal[contradiction] for weight and gender); this includes the scalp, the cranial bone, and the contents of the cranium.

Specialty: Medical Genetics
MeSH Code: D058627
ICD 9 Code: 756.0

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Corneal fragility keratoglobus, blue sclerae AND joint hypermobility (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q75.3 - Macrocephaly'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q75.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Macrocephalia, macrocephaly (Q75.3)
Megalocephalus, megalocephaly NEC (Q75.3)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Anomalies of skull and face bones (approximate match)

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 Q75.3 and a single ICD9 code, 756.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: Q75 - Other congenital malformations of skull and face bones

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/Q753