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ICD-10-CM Code Q77.3
Chondrodysplasia punctata

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

Q77.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chondrodysplasia punctata. 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 Q773 is used to code Pseudoachondroplasia

Pseudoachondroplasia is a type of short-limb dwarfism. It is a genetic autosomal dominant disorder. It is generally not discovered until 2-3 years of age, since growth is normal at first. Pseudoachondroplasia is usually first detected by a delay in crawling, walking, or a curious, waddling gait.

MeSH Codes: , D018902, , D002806,
ICD 9 Codes: 756.4, 277.86, 756.59, ,
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for Q77.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata - instead, use code E71.43

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

  • Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q77.3 - Chondrodysplasia punctata'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q77.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other osteodystrophies (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 Q77.3 and a single ICD9 code, 756.59 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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