2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q61.8

Other cystic kidney diseases

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q61.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM Q61.8 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q61.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q61.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Fibrocystic kidney
  • Fibrocystic renal degeneration or disease
The following code(s) above Q61.8 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 Q61.8:
  • Q00-Q99
    2021 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
  • Q61
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q61

    Cystic kidney disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acquired cyst of kidney (N28.1)
    • Potter's syndrome (Q60.6)
    Cystic kidney disease
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.
  • Q61.8 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q61.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 698 Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with mcc
  • 699 Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with cc
  • 700 Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert Q61.8 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q61.8:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • kidney (functional) (pelvis) N28.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.9

      Disorder of kidney and ureter, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Nephropathy NOS
      • Renal disease (acute) NOS
      • Renal insufficiency (acute)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • chronic renal insufficiency (N18.9)
      • unspecified nephritic syndrome (N05.-)
      • fibrocystic Q61.8 (congenital)
    • renal (functional) (pelvis) N28.9
      - see also Disease, kidney
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.9

      Disorder of kidney and ureter, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Nephropathy NOS
      • Renal disease (acute) NOS
      • Renal insufficiency (acute)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • chronic renal insufficiency (N18.9)
      • unspecified nephritic syndrome (N05.-)
      • fibrocystic Q61.8 (congenital)
  • Fibrocystic

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q61.8
Q61.00 …… unspecified
Q61.01 Congenital single renal cyst
Q61.02 Congenital multiple renal cysts
Q61.1 Polycystic kidney, infantile type
Q61.11 Cystic dilatation of collecting ducts
Q61.19 Other polycystic kidney, infantile type
Q61.2 Polycystic kidney, adult type
Q61.3 Polycystic kidney, unspecified
Q61.4 Renal dysplasia
Q61.5 Medullary cystic kidney
Q61.8 Other cystic kidney diseases
Q61.9 Cystic kidney disease, unspecified
Q62 Congenital obstructive defects of renal pelvis and congenital malformations of ureter
Q62.0 Congenital hydronephrosis
Q62.1 Congenital occlusion of ureter
Q62.10 …… unspecified
Q62.11 ……opelvic junction
Q62.12 ……ovesical orifice
Q62.2 Congenital megaureter
Q62.3 Other obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter
Q62.31 Congenital ureterocele, orthotopic

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