2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q45.8

Other specified congenital malformations of digestive system

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q45.8 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 Q45.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q45.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q45.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Absence (complete) (partial) of alimentary tract NOS
  • Duplication of digestive system
  • Malposition, congenital of digestive system
The following code(s) above Q45.8 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 Q45.8:
  • 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
  • Q45
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q45

    Other congenital malformations of digestive system

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital diaphragmatic hernia (Q79.0)
    • congenital hiatus hernia (Q40.1)
    Other congenital malformations of digestive system
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.
  • Q45.8 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q45.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert Q45.8 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 Q45.8:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q45.8
Q44.3 Congenital stenosis and stricture of bile ducts
Q44.4 Choledochal cyst
Q44.5 Other congenital malformations of bile ducts
Q44.6 Cystic disease of liver
Q44.7 Other congenital malformations of liver
Q45 Other congenital malformations of digestive system
Q45.0 Agenesis, aplasia and hypoplasia of pancreas
Q45.1 Annular pancreas
Q45.2 Congenital pancreatic cyst
Q45.3 Other congenital malformations of pancreas and pancreatic duct
Q45.8 Other specified congenital malformations of digestive system
Q45.9 Congenital malformation of digestive system, unspecified
Q50 Congenital malformations of ovaries, fallopian tubes and broad ligaments
Q50.0 Congenital absence of ovary
Q50.01 …… unilateral
Q50.02 …… bilateral
Q50.1 Developmental ovarian cyst
Q50.2 Congenital torsion of ovary
Q50.3 Other congenital malformations of ovary
Q50.31 Accessory ovary
Q50.32 Ovarian streak

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