Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 744.83
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 744.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 744.83 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 744.83 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q18.4 Macrostomia
Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital macrostomia
Clinical Information
  • Greatly exaggerated width of the mouth, resulting from failure of union of the maxillary and mandibular processes, with extension of the oral orifice toward the ear. The defect may be unilateral or bilateral. (Dorland, 27th ed)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 744.83:
  • Macrostomia (congenital) 744.83
  • Meloschisis 744.83
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 744.83 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.