Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M15.9

Polyosteoarthritis, unspecified

  • M15.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, M15.9 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Generalized osteoarthritis NOS
Description Synonyms
  • Degenerative joint disease involving multiple joints
  • Generalized osteoarthritis
  • Generalized osteoarthritis of hand
  • Generalized osteoarthritis of the hand
  • Osteoarthritis, generalized
  • Osteoarthrosis generalized hand
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 175 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 M15.9 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 M15.9 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM M15.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 553 Bone diseases & arthropathies with mcc
  • 554 Bone diseases & arthropathies without mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM M15.9 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM M15.9: