ICD-10-CM Code Q53.211

Bilateral intraabdominal testes

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Males Only POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

Q53.211 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of bilateral intraabdominal testes. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Q53.211 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like bilateral intra-abdominal testes or undescended testes - bilateral or undescended testicle. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

The code Q53.211 is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.

ICD-10:Q53.211
Short Description:Bilateral intraabdominal testes
Long Description:Bilateral intraabdominal testes

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 Q53.211 are found in the index:


Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Diagnoses for males only - Medicare Code Editor detects inconsistencies between a patient’s sex and any diagnosis on the patient’s record, this code applies to MALES only .

Synonyms

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

  • Bilateral intra-abdominal testes
  • Undescended testes - bilateral
  • Undescended testicle

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code Q53.211 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.

  • 729 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC/MCC
  • 730 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Present on Admission (POA)

Q53.211 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

Replacement Code

Q53211 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • Q53.21 - Abdominal testis, bilateral

Convert Q53.211 to ICD-9

  • 752.51 - Undescended testis (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Congenital malformations of genital organs (Q50-Q56)
      • Undescended and ectopic testicle (Q53)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - Code Added, 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