This page is for all personnel responsible for reporting birth defect anomalies. It provides them with access to the resources and information they need to continue registering the anomalies in an accurate and timely manner.
Birth Defects System Changes effective 04/24/2016
Code Range Cross Reference Guide
As you are aware, the transition to ICD-10-CM was October 1st, 2015. The document titled ICD-10-CM Code Range updated 9-5-18.pdf includes both the ICD-9-CM codes and the equivalent ICD-10-CM codes for hospitals reporting birth defects.
The code range will include all the Q codes (Congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities Q00-Q99) and a few additional codes. The additional codes are: D18.00-D18.09, D18.1, D82.1, E25.0-E25.9, E78.71, E78.72, G12.0, G90.1, M21.021-M21.029, M21.121-M21.129, M26.00-M26.09, P29.3, P35.1 and P35.4.
Phone: (402) 471-0354
Email: DHHS.BirthDefects@nebraska.gov or Nila.Irwin@nebraska.gov