ICD-10-CM Code Q89.7

Multiple congenital malformations, not elsewhere classified

Version 2021 Billable Code POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

Q89.7 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of multiple congenital malformations, not elsewhere classified. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Q89.7 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acephalobrachius, adnp-related multiple congenital anomalies, intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, akinesia, autositic twin of asymmetrical conjoined twins, cantu's syndrome, ck syndrome, etc The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

ICD-10:Q89.7
Short Description:Multiple congenital malformations, not elsewhere classified
Long Description:Multiple congenital malformations, not elsewhere classified

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 Q89.7:

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.
  • Multiple congenital anomalies NOS
  • Multiple congenital deformities NOS

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • congenital malformation syndromes affecting multiple systems Q87

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 Q89.7 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:

  • Acephalobrachius
  • ADNP-related multiple congenital anomalies, intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder
  • Akinesia
  • Autositic twin of asymmetrical conjoined twins
  • Cantu's syndrome
  • CK syndrome
  • Cloverleaf skull syndrome
  • Cloverleaf skull with multiple congenital anomalies syndrome
  • Complex craniosynostosis
  • Congenital long QT syndrome
  • Duhamel's syndrome
  • Ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-clefting syndrome
  • Ethmocephalus
  • Hydrolethalus syndrome
  • Lethal multiple pterygium syndrome
  • Long QT syndrome
  • Male emopamil-binding protein disorder with neurological defect
  • Monocephalus
  • Monocephalus tripus dibrachius
  • Moore-Federman syndrome
  • Multiple congenital anomalies, hypotonia, seizures syndrome
  • Multiple congenital anomalies, hypotonia, seizures syndrome type 2
  • Multiple malformation syndrome with unusual brain and/or neuromuscular findings
  • Multiple pterygium syndrome
  • Native American myopathy
  • Ochoa syndrome
  • Omocephalus
  • Pentalogy of Cantrell
  • Synotus
  • Timothy syndrome type 2

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code Q89.7 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 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 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

  • 564 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 565 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 566 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Present on Admission (POA)

Q89.7 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 Q89.7 to ICD-9

  • 759.7 - Mult congen anomal NEC

Code Classification

  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Other congenital malformations (Q80-Q89)
      • Other congenital malformations, not elsewhere classified (Q89)

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
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021

Information for Patients


Birth Defects

A birth defect is a problem that happens while a baby is developing in the mother's body. Most birth defects happen during the first 3 months of pregnancy. One out of every 33 babies in the United States is born with a birth defect.

A birth defect may affect how the body looks, works or both. Some birth defects like cleft lip or neural tube defects are structural problems that can be easy to see. To find others, like heart defects, doctors use special tests. Birth defects can range from mild to severe. Causes can include

  • Genetics
  • Exposures to medicines or chemicals. For example, alcohol abuse can cause fetal alcohol syndrome.
  • Infections during pregnancy
  • Certain medicines. Before you get pregnant, talk to your health care provider about any medicines you take.
  • Not getting enough of certain nutrients. For example, not getting enough folic acid before and during pregnancy is a key factor in causing neural tube defects.

For most birth defects, the cause is unknown.

Health care providers can diagnose certain birth defects during pregnancy, with prenatal tests. That's why it important to get regular prenatal care. Other birth defects may not be found until after the baby is born. Sometimes the defect is obvious right away. Other times, the health care provider may not discover it until later in life.

Babies with birth defects often need special care and treatments. The treatments may include surgery, medicines, assistive devices, and therapies.

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