Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q54.9

Hypospadias, unspecified

    2015 Billable Code Male Only Dx POA Exempt

  • Q54.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, Q54.9 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q54.9. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

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.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • Q54.9 is only 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 v30.0):
  • 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