2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q67.5

Congenital deformity of spine

Short Description:
Congenital deformity of spine
Is Billable?
Yes - Valid for Submission
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Code Classification

  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
    • Congenital malformations and deformations of the musculoskeletal system
      • Congenital ms deformities of head, face, spine and chest

Q67.5 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of congenital deformity of spine. The code is valid during the current fiscal year for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions from October 01, 2023 through September 30, 2024. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

Approximate Synonyms

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

  • Acrodysplasia scoliosis
  • Bilateral congenital dislocation of hip
  • Camptodactyly and tall stature with scoliosis and hearing loss syndrome
  • Congenital deformity of spine
  • Congenital dislocation of left hip
  • Congenital dislocation of right hip
  • Congenital elevation of scapula
  • Congenital kyphoscoliosis
  • Congenital kyphoscoliosis
  • Congenital kyphoscoliosis
  • Congenital kyphosis
  • Congenital kyphosis
  • Congenital kyphosis
  • Congenital lordosis and scoliosis deformity of spine
  • Congenital lordosis deformity of spine
  • Congenital overgrowth of foot
  • Congenital postural scoliosis
  • Cutis laxa, autosomal recessive
  • Duane anomaly, myopathy, scoliosis syndrome
  • Duane's syndrome, type 3
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome kyphoscoliotic and deafness type
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome kyphoscoliotic type
  • Hip pathological dislocation
  • Hydrocephalus, costovertebral dysplasia, Sprengel anomaly syndrome
  • Lordosis and scoliosis deformity of spine
  • Macrodactyly of toe
  • MACS syndrome
  • Microcephalus with brachydactyly and kyphoscoliosis syndrome
  • Pathological dislocation of left hip
  • Postural scoliosis
  • Radioulnar synostosis with microcephaly and scoliosis syndrome
  • Seizures, scoliosis, macrocephaly syndrome
  • Steel syndrome
  • Tall stature, scoliosis, macrodactyly of great toe syndrome

Clinical Information

  • Congenital Postural Scoliosis-. abnormal sideways curvature of the spine that is present at birth.
  • Postural Scoliosis-. usually mild scoliosis that disappears when the person bends forward or sideways. the spine is structurally normal.
  • Congenital Kyphosis-. an abnormally increased curvature of the thoracic portion of the spine that is present at the time of birth.

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

The following annotation back-references for this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index. The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10-CM code(s).

Present on Admission (POA)

Q67.5 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 IndicatorReason 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 to ICD-9-CM Code

Source ICD-10-CM CodeTarget ICD-9-CM Code
Q67.5754.2 - Cong postural deformity
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016. This was the first year ICD-10-CM was implemented into the HIPAA code set.