Diagnosis Code Q18.5
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code Q18.5 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)
- 157 - DENTAL AND ORAL DISEASES WITH MCC
- 158 - DENTAL AND ORAL DISEASES WITH CC
- 159 - DENTAL AND ORAL DISEASES WITHOUT CC/MCC
Convert to ICD-9 General Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 744.84 - Microstomia
Present on Admission (POA) Present on Admission
The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.
The code Q18.5 is exempt from POA reporting.
Information for Patients
Craniofacial is a medical term that relates to the bones of the skull and face. Craniofacial abnormalities are birth defects of the face or head. Some, like cleft lip and palate, are among the most common of all birth defects. Others are very rare. Most of them affect how a person's face or head looks. These conditions may also affect other parts of the body.
Treatment depends on the type of problem. Plastic and reconstructive surgery may help the person's appearance.
- Apert syndrome
- Cleidocranial dysostosis
- Craniosynostosis repair
- Head and face reconstruction
- Pierre Robin syndrome