2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q15.8

Other specified congenital malformations of eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q15.8 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 Q15.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q15.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q15.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q15.8 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 Q15.8:
  • 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
  • Q10-Q18
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range Q10-Q18

    Congenital malformations of eye, ear, face and neck

    Type 2 Excludes
    • cleft lip and cleft palate (Q35-Q37)
    • congenital malformation of cervical spine (Q05.0, Q05.5, Q67.5, Q76.0-Q76.4)
    • congenital malformation of larynx (Q31.-)
    • congenital malformation of lip NEC (Q38.0)
    • congenital malformation of nose (Q30.-)
    • congenital malformation of parathyroid gland (Q89.2)
    • congenital malformation of thyroid gland (Q89.2)
    Congenital malformations of eye, ear, face and neck
  • Q15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q15

    Other congenital malformations of eye

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other congenital malformations of eye
Present On Admission
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"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.
  • Q15.8 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q15.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert Q15.8 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 Q15.8:
  • Aberrant (congenital) - see also Malposition, congenital
    • artery (peripheral) Q27.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q27.8

      Other specified congenital malformations of peripheral vascular system

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Absence of peripheral vascular system
      • Atresia of peripheral vascular system
      • Congenital aneurysm (peripheral)
      • Congenital stricture, artery
      • Congenital varix
      Type 1 Excludes
      • arteriovenous malformation (Q27.3-)
      • eye Q15.8
  • Adhesions, adhesive (postinfective) K66.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K66.0

    Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adhesions (of) abdominal (wall)
    • Adhesions (of) diaphragm
    • Adhesions (of) intestine
    • Adhesions (of) male pelvis
    • Adhesions (of) omentum
    • Adhesions (of) stomach
    • Adhesive bands
    • Mesenteric adhesions
    Type 1 Excludes
    • female pelvic adhesions [bands] (N73.6)
    • peritoneal adhesions with intestinal obstruction (K56.5-)
    • conjunctiva (acquired) H11.21-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H11.21-

      Conjunctival adhesions and strands (localized)

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • congenital Q15.8
  • Agenesis
    • eye Q11.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q11.1

      Other anophthalmos

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Anophthalmos NOS
      • Agenesis of eye
      • Aplasia of eye
      • adnexa Q15.8
    • muscle Q79.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.8

      Other congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Absence of muscle
      • Absence of tendon
      • Accessory muscle
      • Amyotrophia congenita
      • Congenital constricting bands
      • Congenital shortening of tendon
      • Poland syndrome
      • ocular Q15.8
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • artery (peripheral) Q27.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q27.9

      Congenital malformation of peripheral vascular system, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Anomaly of artery or vein NOS
      • eye Q15.8
    • eye Q15.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q15.9

      Congenital malformation of eye, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital anomaly of eye
      • Congenital deformity of eye
      • specified NEC Q15.8
    • ocular muscle Q15.8
  • Atresia, atretic
    • artery NEC Q27.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q27.8

      Other specified congenital malformations of peripheral vascular system

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Absence of peripheral vascular system
      • Atresia of peripheral vascular system
      • Congenital aneurysm (peripheral)
      • Congenital stricture, artery
      • Congenital varix
      Type 1 Excludes
      • arteriovenous malformation (Q27.3-)
      • eye Q15.8
  • Cyst (colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • eye NEC H57.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H57.89

      Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa

        2019 - New Code 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital Q15.8
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • globe (eye) (congenital) Q15.8
  • Displacement, displaced
  • Distortion(s) (congenital)
    • eye Q15.8 (adnexa)
  • Exophthalmos H05.2-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H05.2-

    Exophthalmic conditions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • congenital Q15.8
  • Keratoglobus H18.79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H18.79

    Other corneal deformities

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Macrocornea Q15.8
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • eye Q15.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q15.9

      Congenital malformation of eye, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital anomaly of eye
      • Congenital deformity of eye
      • specified NEC Q15.8
  • Malposition
  • Megalocornea Q15.8
  • Melanosis L81.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L81.4

    Other melanin hyperpigmentation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Lentigo
    • eye NEC H57.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H57.89

      Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa

        2019 - New Code 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital Q15.8
  • Norrie's disease Q15.8 (congenital)
  • Ophthalmocele Q15.8 (congenital)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q15.8
Q13.9 Congenital malformation of anterior segment of eye, unspecified
Q14 Congenital malformations of posterior segment of eye
Q14.0 Congenital malformation of vitreous humor
Q14.1 Congenital malformation of retina
Q14.2 Congenital malformation of optic disc
Q14.3 Congenital malformation of choroid
Q14.8 Other congenital malformations of posterior segment of eye
Q14.9 Congenital malformation of posterior segment of eye, unspecified
Q15 Other congenital malformations of eye
Q15.0 Congenital glaucoma
Q15.8 Other specified congenital malformations of eye
Q15.9 Congenital malformation of eye, unspecified
Q16 Congenital malformations of ear causing impairment of hearing
Q16.0 Congenital absence of (ear) auricle
Q16.1 Congenital absence, atresia and stricture of auditory canal (external)
Q16.2 Absence of eustachian tube
Q16.3 Congenital malformation of ear ossicles
Q16.4 Other congenital malformations of middle ear
Q16.5 Congenital malformation of inner ear
Q16.9 Congenital malformation of ear causing impairment of hearing, unspecified
Q17 Other congenital malformations of ear

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