2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q77.9

Osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q77.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Osteochndrdys w defct of grth of tublr bones and spine, unsp
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Q77.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q77.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q77.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q77.9 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 Q77.9:
  • 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
  • Q77
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q77

    Osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital myotonic chondrodystrophy (G71.13)
    Osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine
Approximate Synonyms
  • Osteochondrodysplasia
  • Osteochondrodysplasia w tubular bone growth defect
  • Osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine
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.
  • Q77.9 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q77.9 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 Q77.9 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 Q77.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q77.9
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
Q77.9 Osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine, unspecified
Q78 Other osteochondrodysplasias
Q78.0 Osteogenesis imperfecta
Q78.1 Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
Q78.2 Osteopetrosis
Q78.3 Progressive diaphyseal dysplasia
Q78.4 Enchondromatosis
Q78.5 Metaphyseal dysplasia
Q78.6 Multiple congenital exostoses
Q78.8 Other specified osteochondrodysplasias
Q78.9 Osteochondrodysplasia, unspecified

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