2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M08.279

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, unspecified ankle and foot

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • M08.279 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis w systemic onset, unsp ank/ft
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM M08.279 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M08.279 - other international versions of ICD-10 M08.279 may differ.
The following code(s) above M08.279 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to M08.279:
  • M00-M99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the musculoskeletal condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the musculoskeletal condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthropathic psoriasis (L40.5-)
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
  • M08
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M08

    Juvenile arthritis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated underlying condition, such as:
    • regional enteritis [Crohn's disease] (K50.-)
    • ulcerative colitis (K51.-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • arthropathy in Whipple's disease (M14.8)
    • Felty's syndrome (M05.0)
    • juvenile dermatomyositis (M33.0-)
    • psoriatic juvenile arthropathy (L40.54)
    Juvenile arthritis
  • M08.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M08.2

    Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Still's disease NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • adult-onset Still's disease (M06.1-)
    Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset
Approximate Synonyms
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis of ankle
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis of foot
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis of ankle
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis of foot
ICD-10-CM M08.279 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 545 Connective tissue disorders with mcc
  • 546 Connective tissue disorders with cc
  • 547 Connective tissue disorders without cc/mcc

Convert M08.279 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M08.279
M08.251 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, right hip
M08.252 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, left hip
M08.259 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, unspecified hip
M08.26 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, knee
M08.261 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, right knee
M08.262 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, left knee
M08.269 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, unspecified knee
M08.27 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, ankle and foot
M08.271 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, right ankle and foot
M08.272 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, left ankle and foot
M08.279 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with systemic onset, unspecified ankle and foot
M08.28 …… vertebrae
M08.29 …… multiple sites
M08.3 Juvenile rheumatoid polyarthritis (seronegative)
M08.4 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
M08.40 …… unspecified site
M08.41 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, shoulder
M08.411 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, right shoulder
M08.412 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, left shoulder
M08.419 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified shoulder
M08.42 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, elbow

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.