2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q74.9

Unspecified congenital malformation of limb(s)

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q74.9 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 Q74.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q74.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q74.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Congenital anomaly of limb(s) NOS
The following code(s) above Q74.9 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 Q74.9:
  • 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
  • Q74
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q74

    Other congenital malformations of limb(s)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other congenital malformations of limb(s)
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital deformity of bilateral arms
  • Congenital deformity of bilateral forearms
  • Congenital deformity of bilateral legs
  • Congenital deformity of bilateral lower limbs
  • Congenital deformity of bilateral upper limbs
  • Congenital deformity of left arm
  • Congenital deformity of left forearm
  • Congenital deformity of left leg
  • Congenital deformity of left lower limb
  • Congenital deformity of left upper limb
  • Congenital deformity of right arm
  • Congenital deformity of right forearm
  • Congenital deformity of right leg
  • Congenital deformity of right lower limb
  • Congenital deformity of right upper limb
  • Dysplasia of limb
  • Dysplasia, limb,
Clinical Information
  • Congenital structural deformities of the upper and lower extremities collectively or unspecified.
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.
  • Q74.9 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q74.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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 Q74.9 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q74.9:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
  • Arthrodysplasia Q74.9
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q74.9
Q73 Reduction defects of unspecified limb
Q73.0 Congenital absence of unspecified limb(s)
Q73.1 Phocomelia, unspecified limb(s)
Q73.8 Other reduction defects of unspecified limb(s)
Q74 Other congenital malformations of limb(s)
Q74.0 Other congenital malformations of upper limb(s), including shoulder girdle
Q74.1 Congenital malformation of knee
Q74.2 Other congenital malformations of lower limb(s), including pelvic girdle
Q74.3 Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
Q74.8 Other specified congenital malformations of limb(s)
Q74.9 Unspecified congenital malformation of limb(s)
Q75 Other congenital malformations of skull and face bones
Q75.0 Craniosynostosis
Q75.1 Craniofacial dysostosis
Q75.2 Hypertelorism
Q75.3 Macrocephaly
Q75.4 Mandibulofacial dysostosis
Q75.5 Oculomandibular dysostosis
Q75.8 Other specified congenital malformations of skull and face bones
Q75.9 Congenital malformation of skull and face bones, unspecified
Q76 Congenital malformations of spine and bony thorax

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