Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q54.9

Hypospadias, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt

  • Q54.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q54.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 Q54.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A birth defect due to malformation of the urethra in which the urethral opening is below its normal location. In the male, the malformed urethra generally opens on the ventral surface of the penis or on the perineum. In the female, the malformed urethral opening is in the vagina.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Hypospadias
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • Q54.9 is applicable to male patients.
Present On Admission
  • Q54.9 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q54.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 729 Other male reproductive system diagnoses with cc/mcc
  • 730 Other male reproductive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM Q54.9 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM Q54.9:
  • Hypospadias Q54.9
  • Paraspadias Q54.9