2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q69.1

Accessory thumb(s)

Short Description:
Accessory thumb(s)
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
      • Polydactyly

Q69.1 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of accessory thumb(s). 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:

  • Bilateral polydactyly of a triphalangeal thumb
  • Bilateral polydactyly of thumb
  • Bilateral triphalangeal thumb
  • Hyperphalangy
  • Hyperphalangy
  • Polydactyly of biphalangeal thumb
  • Polydactyly of left thumb
  • Polydactyly of right thumb
  • Polydactyly of triphalangeal thumb
  • Radial polydactyly
  • Radial polydactyly Wassel 1
  • Radial polydactyly Wassel 2
  • Radial polydactyly Wassel 3
  • Radial polydactyly Wassel 4
  • Radial polydactyly Wassel 5
  • Radial polydactyly Wassel 6
  • Radial polydactyly Wassel 7
  • Triphalangeal thumb
  • Triphalangeal thumb

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.

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)

Q69.1 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
Q69.1755.01 - Polydactyly, fingers
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.