2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76.9

Congenital malformation of bony thorax, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q76.9 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 Q76.9 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q76.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q76.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q76.9 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 Q76.9:
  • 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
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.
  • Q76.9 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q76.9 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 Q76.9 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q76.9:
  • 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
    • chest wall Q67.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q67.8

      Other congenital deformities of chest

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital deformity of chest wall NOS
      • bones Q76.9
    • thorax (wall) Q67.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q67.8

      Other congenital deformities of chest

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital deformity of chest wall NOS
      • bony Q76.9
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • thorax, bony Q76.9

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q76.9
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
Q77.6 Chondroectodermal dysplasia
Q77.7 Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia
Q77.8 Other osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine

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