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2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M17.9
Osteoarthritis of knee, unspecified
M17.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after Oct 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M17.9. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.
Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)
Arthritis of left knee
Arthritis of right knee
ICD-10-CM M17.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0):