ICD-10-CM Code Z90.79

Acquired absence of other genital organ(s)

Version 2020 Billable Code Unacceptable Principal Diagnosis POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

Z90.79 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of acquired absence of other genital organ(s). The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code Z90.79 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acquired absence of fallopian tube, acquired absence of female genital organ, acquired absence of genital organ, acquired absence of male genital organ, acquired absent testis, fallopian tube absent, etc The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

The code Z90.79 describes a circumstance which influences the patient's health status but not a current illness or injury. The code is unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

ICD-10:Z90.79
Short Description:Acquired absence of other genital organ(s)
Long Description:Acquired absence of other genital organ(s)

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 Z90.79 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:

  • Unacceptable principal diagnosis - There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

Synonyms

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

  • Acquired absence of fallopian tube
  • Acquired absence of female genital organ
  • Acquired absence of genital organ
  • Acquired absence of male genital organ
  • Acquired absent testis
  • Fallopian tube absent
  • Genuine stress incontinence
  • H/O: bilateral oophorectomy
  • H/O: bilateral oophorectomy
  • History of bilateral orchiectomy
  • History of bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
  • History of bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
  • History of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy using robotic assistance
  • History of left oophorectomy
  • History of left oophorectomy
  • History of left oophorectomy
  • History of left salpingo-oophorectomy
  • History of left salpingo-oophorectomy
  • History of left salpingo-oophorectomy
  • History of open prostatectomy
  • History of orchiectomy
  • History of radical perineal prostatectomy
  • History of radical prostatectomy
  • History of radical retropubic prostatectomy
  • History of removal of entire genital organ
  • History of removal of entire genital organ
  • History of retropubic prostatectomy
  • History of right oophorectomy
  • History of right oophorectomy
  • History of right oophorectomy
  • History of right salpingo-oophorectomy
  • History of right salpingo-oophorectomy
  • History of right salpingo-oophorectomy
  • History of sterilization
  • History of supracervical hysterectomy
  • History of total hysterectomy
  • History of total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
  • History of transurethral prostatectomy
  • Male urinary stress incontinence
  • Phantom pain
  • Phantom pain following amputation of penis
  • Stress incontinence after prostatectomy
  • Vagina absent

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code Z90.79 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)

Z90.79 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 Z90.79 to ICD-9

  • V45.77 - Acq absnce genital organ (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Acquired absence of organs, not elsewhere classified (Z90)

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