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ICD-10-CM Code Q77.0
Achondrogenesis

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

Q77.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of achondrogenesis. 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 Q770 is used to code Hypochondrogenesis

Hypochondrogenesis is a severe genetic disorder causing malformations of bone growth. The condition is characterized by a short body and limbs and abnormal bone formation in the spine and pelvis.

Specialty: Medical Genetics
MeSH Codes: , ,
ICD 9 Codes: , ,

Coding Notes for Q77.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Hypochondrogenesis

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

  • Achondrogenesis, type II (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q77.0 - Achondrogenesis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q77.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Hypochondrogenesis (Q77.0)
Achondrogenesis (Q77.0)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Chondrodystrophy (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 Q77.0 and a single ICD9 code, 756.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: Q77 - Osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/Q770