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ICD-10-CM Code Q79.5
Other congenital malformations of abdominal wall

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 Q79.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of Q79.5 that describes the diagnosis 'other congenital malformations of abdominal wall' in more detail.

The ICD code Q79 is used to code Musculoskeletal abnormality

A musculoskeletal abnormality is a disorder of the musculoskeletal system present at birth.

Specialty: Medical Genetics
MeSH Codes: D009139, D009139, D009139,
ICD 9 Codes: 754, 755, 756, 756.7
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for Q79.5 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."
Umbilical hernia - instead, use code K42.-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q79.5 - Other congenital malformations of abdominal wall'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q79.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: Q79 - Congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified

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