2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q62.0

Congenital hydronephrosis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q62.0 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 Q62.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q62.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q62.0 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q62.0 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 Q62.0:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital pyelectasia
  • Congenital pyelectasis
  • Hydronephrosis (swelling of kidney), at birth
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.
  • Q62.0 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q62.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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 Q62.0 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
Code annotations containing back-references to Q62.0:
  • Type 2 Excludes: N13
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N13

    Obstructive and reflux uropathy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • calculus of kidney and ureter without hydronephrosis (N20.-)
    • congenital obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter (Q62.0-Q62.3)
    • hydronephrosis with ureteropelvic junction obstruction (Q62.11)
    • obstructive pyelonephritis (N11.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q62.0:
  • Hydronephrosis (atrophic) (early) (functionless) (intermittent) (primary) (secondary) N13.30
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N13.30

    Unspecified hydronephrosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • kidney Q63.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q63.9

      Congenital malformation of kidney, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • hydronephrosis Q62.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q62.0
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
Q62.32 Cecoureterocele
Q62.39 Other obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter
Q62.4 Agenesis of ureter

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