2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q01.8

Encephalocele of other sites

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q01.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Q01.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q01.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q01.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q01.8 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to Q01.8:
  • Q00-Q99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are not for use on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Q01
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q01

    Encephalocele

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • Arnold-Chiari syndrome, type III
    • encephalocystocele
    • encephalomyelocele
    • hydroencephalocele
    • hydromeningocele, cranial
    • meningocele, cerebral
    • meningoencephalocele
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Meckel-Gruber syndrome (Q61.9)
    Encephalocele
Approximate Synonyms
  • Nasal encephalocele
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • Q01.8 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q01.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert Q01.8 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q01.8:
  • Encephalocele Q01.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q01.9

    Encephalocele, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • specified NEC Q01.8
  • Hernia, hernial (acquired) (recurrent) K46.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K46.9

    Unspecified abdominal hernia without obstruction or gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abdominal hernia NOS
    • cerebral, congenital - see also Encephalocele
      • endaural Q01.8
    • foramen magnum G93.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.5

      Compression of brain

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Arnold-Chiari type 1 compression of brain
      • Compression of brain (stem)
      • Herniation of brain (stem)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • diffuse traumatic compression of brain (S06.2-)
      • focal traumatic compression of brain (S06.3-)
      • congenital Q01.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q01.8
P96.89 Other specified conditions originating in the perinatal period
P96.9 Condition originating in the perinatal period, unspecified
Q00 Anencephaly and similar malformations
Q00.0 Anencephaly
Q00.1 Craniorachischisis
Q00.2 Iniencephaly
Q01 Encephalocele
Q01.0 Frontal encephalocele
Q01.1 Nasofrontal encephalocele
Q01.2 Occipital encephalocele
Q01.8 Encephalocele of other sites
Q01.9 Encephalocele, unspecified
Q02 Microcephaly
Q03 Congenital hydrocephalus
Q03.0 Malformations of aqueduct of Sylvius
Q03.1 Atresia of foramina of Magendie and Luschka
Q03.8 Other congenital hydrocephalus
Q03.9 Congenital hydrocephalus, unspecified
Q04 Other congenital malformations of brain
Q04.0 Congenital malformations of corpus callosum
Q04.1 Arhinencephaly

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.