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ICD-10-CM Code Q78
Other osteochondrodysplasias

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code Q78 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of Q78 that describes the diagnosis 'other osteochondrodysplasias' in more detail.


The ICD code Q78 is used to code Osteochondrodysplasia

Osteochondrodysplasia is a general term for a disorder of the development (dysplasia) of bone ("osteo") and cartilage ("chondro").

Specialty: Medical Genetics
MeSH Code: D010009
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for Q78 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-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 'Q78 - Other osteochondrodysplasias'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q78. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


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