Version 2024

2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q69


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Code Classification

  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
    • Congenital malformations and deformations of the musculoskeletal system
      • Polydactyly

Q69 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of polydactyly. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2024 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding Applicable to Polydactyly

Non-specific codes like Q69 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10-CM codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for polydactyly:

  • Use Q69.0 for Accessory finger(s) - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Q69.1 for Accessory thumb(s) - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Q69.2 for Accessory toe(s) - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Q69.9 for Polydactyly, unspecified - BILLABLE CODE

Clinical Information

  • Polydactyly

    a congenital anomaly of the hand or foot, marked by the presence of supernumerary digits.
  • Short Rib-Polydactyly Syndrome

    a syndrome inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and incompatible with life. the main features are narrow thorax, short ribs, scapular and pelvic dysplasia, and polydactyly.
  • Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome

    an autosomal recessive disorder of cholesterol metabolism. it is caused by a deficiency of 7-dehydrocholesterol reductase, the enzyme that converts 7-dehydrocholesterol to cholesterol, leading to an abnormally low plasma cholesterol. this syndrome is characterized by multiple congenital abnormalities, growth deficiency, and intellectual disability.

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.