ICD-10-CM Code Q27.0

Congenital absence and hypoplasia of umbilical artery

Version 2020 Billable Code POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

Q27.0 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of congenital absence and hypoplasia of umbilical artery. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Q27.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like absence or hypoplasia of the umbilical artery, absent blood vessel in umbilical cord, absent blood vessel in umbilical cord, arterial anomaly of umbilical cord, arterial anomaly of umbilical cord, congenital hypoplasia of umbilical artery, etc The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

ICD-10:Q27.0
Short Description:Congenital absence and hypoplasia of umbilical artery
Long Description:Congenital absence and hypoplasia of umbilical artery

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code Q27.0:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Single umbilical artery

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code Q27.0 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Absence or hypoplasia of the umbilical artery
  • Absent blood vessel in umbilical cord
  • Absent blood vessel in umbilical cord
  • Arterial anomaly of umbilical cord
  • Arterial anomaly of umbilical cord
  • Congenital hypoplasia of umbilical artery
  • Single umbilical artery
  • Single vessel of umbilical cord
  • Variation of umbilical cord
  • Variation of umbilical cord
  • Vascular anomaly of umbilical cord
  • Vascular anomaly of umbilical cord

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code Q27.0 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 299 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 300 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH CC
  • 301 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC

Present on Admission (POA)

Q27.0 is exempt from POA reporting - 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. Review other POA exempt codes here .

CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions
POA Indicator CodePOA Reason for CodeCMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.YES
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.NO
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.NO
WClinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.YES
1Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting. NO

Convert Q27.0 to ICD-9

  • 747.5 - Umbilical artery absence

Code Classification

  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Congenital malformations of the circulatory system (Q20-Q28)
      • Other congenital malformations of peripheral vascular system (Q27)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


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