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ICD-10-CM Code Q82.5
Congenital non-neoplastic nevus

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

Q82.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of congenital non-neoplastic nevus. 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 Q825 is used to code Birthmark

A birthmark is a benign irregularity on the skin which is present at birth or appears shortly after birth, usually in the first month. They can occur anywhere on the skin. Birthmarks are caused by overgrowth of blood vessels, melanocytes, smooth muscle, fat, fibroblasts, or keratinocytes.

Specialty: Dermatology
ICD 9 Code: 757.32

Mongolian spot visible on six-month-old baby

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for Q82.5 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.
Birthmark NOS
Flammeus Nevus
Portwine Nevus
Sanguineous Nevus
Strawberry Nevus
Vascular Nevus NOS
Verrucous Nevus
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."
Café au lait spots - instead, use code L81.3
Lentigo - instead, use code L81.4
Nevus NOS - instead, use code D22.-
Araneus nevus - instead, use code I78.1
Melanocytic nevus - instead, use code D22.-
Pigmented nevus - instead, use code D22.-
Spider nevus - instead, use code I78.1
Stellar nevus - instead, use code I78.1

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Congenital erector pili hamartoma (disorder)
  • Port-wine stain of skin (disorder)
  • Port-wine stain in Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (disorder)
  • Verrucous hemangioma of skin (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q82.5 - Congenital non-neoplastic nevus'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q82.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Port wine nevus, mark, or stain (Q82.5)
Birthmark (Q82.5)


Vascular hamartomas (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 Q82.5 and a single ICD9 code, 757.32 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: Q82 - Other congenital malformations of skin

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