Vital Records Partner Information
Regarding Birth Defect Anomalies Reporting 

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This page has been established to provide all personnel responsible for reporting birth defect anomalies access to the resources and information necessary to continue registering them in an accurate and timely manner.

 This revision was undertaken to incorporate changes to Chapter 17, Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities of the ICD-10-CM code implemented October 1, 2016.

New codes:
Q25.21 Interruption of aortic arch
Q25.29 Atresia of aorta
Q25.40 Other congenital malformations of aorta unspecified
Q25.41 Absence and aplasia of aorta
Q25.42 Hypoplasia of aorta
Q25.43 Congenital aneurysm of aorta
Q25.44 Congenital dilation of aorta
Q25.45 Double aortic arch
Q25.46 Tortuous aortic arch
Q25.47 Right aortic arch
Q25.48 Anomalous origin of subclavian artery
Q25.49 Other congenital malformations of aorta
Q52.120 Longitudinal vaginal septum, nonobstructing
Q52.121 Longitudinal vaginal septum, obstructing, right side
Q52.122 Longitudinal vaginal septum, obstructing, left side
Q52.123 Longitudinal vaginal septum, microperforate, right side
Q52.124 Longitudinal vaginal septum, microperforate, left side
Q52.129 Other and unspecified longitudinal vaginal septum
Q66.21 Congenital metatarsus primus varus
Q66.22 Congenital metatarsus varus
Q82.6 Congenital sacral dimple
Q87.82 Arterial tortuosity syndrome

ICD-10-CM Code Range Cross Reference Guide

As you are aware, the transition to ICD-10-CM is set for October 1st, 2015.  The document titled ICD-10-CM Code Range 8-18-15.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, and P35.1. 

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