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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.
January 2018 is
Birth Defect Prevention Month
free to share our weekly messages and sign up for the BDPM 2018 Thunderclap via
Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr at https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/65683-prevent2protect. This will be on January 10th
defect packet for 2018 is Prevent to Protect.
to Protect” Theme Schedule 2018
“Practice Good Hygiene” (Jan 2-5)
“Talk to Your Healthcare Provider” and Folic Acid Awareness Week (Jan 8-12)
Week 3: “Get
Vaccinated” (Jan 16-19)
Week 4: “Prevent
Insect Bites” (Jan 22-26)
Wrap-up/Closing (Jan 29-31)
dates included are non-holiday weekdays because we typically does not post
content to social media or to our website on weekends or holidays.
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, 2017.
Unilateral intraabdominal testis
Unilateral inguinal testis
Unilateral high scrotal testis
Bilateral intraabdominal testes
Bilateral inguinal testes
Bilateral high scrotal testes
Congenital cutaneous mastocytosis
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.