2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q81.8

Other epidermolysis bullosa

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q81.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM Q81.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q81.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q81.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q81.8 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 Q81.8:
  • Q00-Q99
    2019 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
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.
  • Q81.8 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q81.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc
  • 795 Normal newborn

Convert Q81.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q81.8:
  • Epidermolysis
    • bullosa (congenital) Q81.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q81.9

      Epidermolysis bullosa, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • specified NEC Q81.8
  • Goldscheider's disease Q81.8
  • Köebner's syndrome Q81.8
  • Weber-Cockayne syndrome Q81.8 (epidermolysis bullosa)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q81.8
Q80.1 X-linked ichthyosis
Q80.2 Lamellar ichthyosis
Q80.3 Congenital bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma
Q80.4 Harlequin fetus
Q80.8 Other congenital ichthyosis
Q80.9 Congenital ichthyosis, unspecified
Q81 Epidermolysis bullosa
Q81.0 Epidermolysis bullosa simplex
Q81.1 Epidermolysis bullosa letalis
Q81.2 Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica
Q81.8 Other epidermolysis bullosa
Q81.9 Epidermolysis bullosa, unspecified
Q82 Other congenital malformations of skin
Q82.0 Hereditary lymphedema
Q82.1 Xeroderma pigmentosum
Q82.2 Congenital cutaneous mastocytosis
Q82.3 Incontinentia pigmenti
Q82.4 Ectodermal dysplasia (anhidrotic)
Q82.5 Congenital non-neoplastic nevus
Q82.6 Congenital sacral dimple
Q82.8 Other specified congenital malformations of skin

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