2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76.3

Congenital scoliosis due to congenital bony malformation

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q76.3 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 Q76.3 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q76.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q76.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Hemivertebra fusion or failure of segmentation with scoliosis
The following code(s) above Q76.3 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 Q76.3:
  • 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
  • Q76
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76

    Congenital malformations of spine and bony thorax

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital musculoskeletal deformities of spine and chest (Q67.5-Q67.8)
    Congenital malformations of spine and bony thorax
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital bony malformation with scoliosis
  • Congenital scoliosis due to bony malformation
Present On Admission
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"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.
  • Q76.3 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q76.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 456 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions with mcc
  • 457 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions with cc
  • 458 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions without cc/mcc
  • 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 Q76.3 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 Q76.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: M41
    , M43
    , Q67.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41

    Scoliosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • kyphoscoliosis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital scoliosis NOS (Q67.5)
    • congenital scoliosis due to bony malformation (Q76.3)
    • postural congenital scoliosis (Q67.5)
    • kyphoscoliotic heart disease (I27.1)
    • postprocedural scoliosis (M96.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43

    Other deforming dorsopathies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis (Q76.2)
    • hemivertebra (Q76.3-Q76.4)
    • Klippel-Feil syndrome (Q76.1)
    • lumbarization and sacralization (Q76.4)
    • platyspondylisis (Q76.4)
    • spina bifida occulta (Q76.0)
    • spinal curvature in osteoporosis (M80.-)
    • spinal curvature in Paget's disease of bone [osteitis deformans] (M88.-)
    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)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q76.3:
  • Failure, failed
    • segmentation - see also Fusion
      • vertebra Q76.49
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76.49

        Other congenital malformations of spine, not associated with scoliosis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Congenital absence of vertebra NOS
        • Congenital fusion of spine NOS
        • Congenital malformation of lumbosacral (joint) (region) NOS
        • Congenital malformation of spine NOS
        • Hemivertebra NOS
        • Malformation of spine NOS
        • Platyspondylisis NOS
        • Supernumerary vertebra NOS
        • with scoliosis Q76.3
  • Hemivertebra Q76.49
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76.49

    Other congenital malformations of spine, not associated with scoliosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital absence of vertebra NOS
    • Congenital fusion of spine NOS
    • Congenital malformation of lumbosacral (joint) (region) NOS
    • Congenital malformation of spine NOS
    • Hemivertebra NOS
    • Malformation of spine NOS
    • Platyspondylisis NOS
    • Supernumerary vertebra NOS
    • failure of segmentation with scoliosis Q76.3
    • fusion with scoliosis Q76.3
  • Scoliosis (acquired) (postural) M41.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41.9

    Scoliosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • congenital Q67.5
      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)
      • due to bony malformation Q76.3
      • failure of segmentation Q76.3 (hemivertebra)
      • hemivertebra fusion Q76.3

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q76.3
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
Q76.415 …… thoracolumbar region
Q76.419 …… unspecified region
Q76.42 Congenital lordosis
Q76.425 …… thoracolumbar region

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