2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76

Congenital malformations of spine and bony thorax

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Q76 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Q76 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q76 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q76 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as Q76. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • congenital musculoskeletal deformities of spine and chest (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q67.5

    Congenital deformity of spine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital postural scoliosis
    • Congenital scoliosis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • infantile idiopathic scoliosis (M41.0)
    • scoliosis due to congenital bony malformation (Q76.3)
    Q67.5-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q67.8

    Other congenital deformities of chest

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital deformity of chest wall NOS
    Q67.8
    )
The following code(s) above Q76 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
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that may be applicable to Q76:
  • 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
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q76
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
Q76.0 Spina bifida occulta
Q76.1 Klippel-Feil syndrome
Q76.2 Congenital spondylolisthesis
Q76.3 Congenital scoliosis due to congenital bony malformation
Q76.4 Other congenital malformations of spine, not associated with scoliosis
Q76.41 Congenital kyphosis
Q76.411 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
Q76.412 …… cervical region
Q76.413 …… cervicothoracic region
Q76.414 …… thoracic region

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