2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q71.00

Congenital complete absence of unspecified upper limb

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q71.00 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 Q71.00 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q71.00 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q71.00 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q71.00 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 Q71.00:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital complete absence of arm
  • Congenital complete absence of upper limb
  • Transverse deficiency of upper limb
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.
  • Q71.00 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q71.00 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 564 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with mcc
  • 565 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with cc
  • 566 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert Q71.00 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q71.00
Q70.23 …… bilateral
Q70.3 Webbed toes
Q70.30 …… unspecified foot
Q70.31 …… right foot
Q70.32 …… left foot
Q70.33 …… bilateral
Q70.4 Polysyndactyly, unspecified
Q70.9 Syndactyly, unspecified
Q71 Reduction defects of upper limb
Q71.0 Congenital complete absence of upper limb
Q71.00 Congenital complete absence of unspecified upper limb
Q71.01 Congenital complete absence of right upper limb
Q71.02 Congenital complete absence of left upper limb
Q71.03 …… bilateral
Q71.1 Congenital absence of upper arm and forearm with hand present
Q71.10 Congenital absence of unspecified upper arm and forearm with hand present
Q71.11 Congenital absence of right upper arm and forearm with hand present
Q71.12 Congenital absence of left upper arm and forearm with hand present
Q71.13 …… bilateral
Q71.2 Congenital absence of both forearm and hand
Q71.20 …… unspecified upper limb

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