2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

Congenital malformation, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q89.9 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 Q89.9 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q89.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q89.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Congenital anomaly NOS
  • Congenital deformity NOS
The following code(s) above Q89.9 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 Q89.9:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital anomaly
  • Congenital deformity
  • Lymphatic malformation
  • Single congenital anomaly
Clinical Information
  • Any abnormality, anatomical or biochemical, evident at birth or during the neonatal period.
  • Malformations of organs or body parts during development in utero.
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.
  • Q89.9 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q89.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 951 Other factors influencing health status

Convert Q89.9 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q89.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q89.9
Q89 Other congenital malformations, not elsewhere classified
Q89.0 Congenital absence and malformations of spleen
Q89.01 Asplenia (congenital)
Q89.09 Congenital malformations of spleen
Q89.1 Congenital malformations of adrenal gland
Q89.2 Congenital malformations of other endocrine glands
Q89.3 Situs inversus
Q89.4 Conjoined twins
Q89.7 Multiple congenital malformations, not elsewhere classified
Q89.8 Other specified congenital malformations
Q89.9 Congenital malformation, unspecified
Q90 Down syndrome
Q90.0 Trisomy 21, nonmosaicism (meiotic nondisjunction)
Q90.1 Trisomy 21, mosaicism (mitotic nondisjunction)
Q90.2 Trisomy 21, translocation
Q90.9 Down syndrome, unspecified
Q91 Trisomy 18 and Trisomy 13
Q91.0 Trisomy 18, nonmosaicism (meiotic nondisjunction)
Q91.1 Trisomy 18, mosaicism (mitotic nondisjunction)
Q91.2 Trisomy 18, translocation
Q91.3 Trisomy 18, unspecified

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