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Birth Defects Reporting Requirements and Resources


MBDR-NEWSBLAST12 Comprehensive ICD-10 List Updated 01.09.24

MBDR-NEWSBLAST11 Annual ICD-10 Code Update 11.20.23

MBDR-NEWSBLAST10 Template and FAQ Updated 6.20.23

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MI Administrative Rules on Birth Defects Reporting Requirements

Public Health Code Act 368 of 1978

Public Health Code Act 368 of 1978 (Amended)

Birth Defects Registry

Birth Defects Reporting Manual

MBDR Template Flatfile Specification V1.2 (.xlsm) Updated 6/07/2023

MBDR Flatfile Specification V1.2 Updated 1/03/2023

MBDR Reporting FAQ Updated 6/09/2023

Reportable Birth Defects

Comprehensive List of ICD-10 Reportable Conditions FY2016-2024 (*NEW 01/09/2024)

ICD-10 Reportable Birth Defects 2017-2018 

ICD-10 Reportable Birth Defects 2018-2019

ICD-10 Reportable Birth Defects 2019-2020

ICD-10 Reportable Birth Defects Changes 2020-2021

ICD-10 Reportable Birth Defects Changes 2022-2023

ICD-10 Reportable Birth Defects Changes 2023-2024

Contact Us

Note: Go here for birth defects prevalence and mortality statistical tables, or, for information regarding birth defects prevention, health services, newborn screening and public policy, go to the Michigan's Genetics Resource Center.

Physical Address:

333 S. Grand Avenue
Lansing, MI 48909

Mailing Address:

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics
Birth Defects Surveillance Section
333 S. Grand Ave.
P.O. Box 30691
Lansing, MI 48909-0634

Archived Links

Birth Defects Report Form

Birth Defects Report Form as a Fillable Form

Birth Defects Electronic Reporting File Specifications

Cytogenetics Manual

Cytogenetics Report Form