Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.26

Fusion of spine, lumbar region

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • M43.26 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M43.26. Other international versions of ICD-10 M43.26 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Approximate Synonyms
  • Fusion of lumbar spine
  • Lumbar spine ankylosis
ICD-10-CM M43.26 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM M43.26 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM M43.26: