2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76.6

Other congenital malformations of ribs

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q76.6 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 Q76.6 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q76.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q76.6 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Accessory rib
  • Congenital absence of rib
  • Congenital fusion of ribs
  • Congenital malformation of ribs NOS
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 Q76.6. 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.
  • short rib syndrome (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q77.2

    Short rib syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Asphyxiating thoracic dysplasia [Jeune]
    Q77.2
    )
The following code(s) above Q76.6 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 Q76.6:
  • 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
  • Q76
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76

    Congenital malformations of spine and bony thorax

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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
  • Accessory bilateral ribs
  • Accessory left rib
  • Accessory rib
  • Bilateral accessory ribs
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.
  • Q76.6 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q76.6 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 Q76.6 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q76.6:
  • Absence (of) (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • rib (acquired) Z90.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z90.89

      Acquired absence of other organs

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • congenital Q76.6
  • Accessory (congenital)
  • Agenesis
    • rib Q76.6
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
  • Bifurcation (congenital)
    • rib Q76.6
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • rib (acquired) M95.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M95.4

      Acquired deformity of chest and rib

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • Extra - see also Accessory
  • Fusion, fused (congenital)
    • ribs Q76.6
  • High
    • thoracic rib Q76.6
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplastic
    • rib Q76.6
  • Malposition
  • Supernumerary (congenital)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q76.6
Q76.415 …… thoracolumbar region
Q76.419 …… unspecified region
Q76.42 Congenital lordosis
Q76.425 …… thoracolumbar region
Q76.426 …… lumbar region
Q76.427 …… lumbosacral region
Q76.428 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
Q76.429 …… unspecified region
Q76.49 Other congenital malformations of spine, not associated with scoliosis
Q76.5 Cervical rib
Q76.6 Other congenital malformations of ribs
Q76.7 Congenital malformation of sternum
Q76.8 Other congenital malformations of bony thorax
Q76.9 Congenital malformation of bony thorax, unspecified
Q77 Osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine
Q77.0 Achondrogenesis
Q77.1 Thanatophoric short stature
Q77.2 Short rib syndrome
Q77.3 Chondrodysplasia punctata
Q77.4 Achondroplasia
Q77.5 Diastrophic dysplasia

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