2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q33.9

Congenital malformation of lung, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q33.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM Q33.9 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q33.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q33.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q33.9 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 Q33.9:
  • Q00-Q99
    2019 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital anomaly of lung
  • Congenital lung anomaly
Clinical Information
  • A malformation in the lung that is present at birth. Representative examples include pulmonary hypoplasia, pulmonary agenesis, congenital lobar emphysema, and alveolar capillary dysplasia.
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.
  • Q33.9 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q33.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 205 Other respiratory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 206 Other respiratory system diagnoses without mcc

Convert Q33.9 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q33.9:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • lung (congenital) Q33.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • lung J98.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J98.4

      Other disorders of lung

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Calcification of lung
      • Cystic lung disease (acquired)
      • Lung disease NOS
      • Pulmolithiasis
      Type 1 Excludes
      • acute interstitial pneumonitis (J84.114)
      • pulmonary insufficiency following surgery (J95.1-J95.2)
      • congenital Q33.9
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • lung Q33.9

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q33.9
Q32.4 Other congenital malformations of bronchus
Q33 Congenital malformations of lung
Q33.0 Congenital cystic lung
Q33.1 Accessory lobe of lung
Q33.2 Sequestration of lung
Q33.3 Agenesis of lung
Q33.4 Congenital bronchiectasis
Q33.5 Ectopic tissue in lung
Q33.6 Congenital hypoplasia and dysplasia of lung
Q33.8 Other congenital malformations of lung
Q33.9 Congenital malformation of lung, unspecified
Q34 Other congenital malformations of respiratory system
Q34.0 Anomaly of pleura
Q34.1 Congenital cyst of mediastinum
Q34.8 Other specified congenital malformations of respiratory system
Q34.9 Congenital malformation of respiratory system, unspecified
Q35 Cleft palate
Q35.1 Cleft hard palate
Q35.3 Cleft soft palate
Q35.5 Cleft hard palate with cleft soft palate
Q35.7 Cleft uvula

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