2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M08.949

Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, unspecified hand

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • M08.949 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM M08.949 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M08.949 - other international versions of ICD-10 M08.949 may differ.
The following code(s) above M08.949 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 M08.949:
  • 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
  • M08.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M08.9

    Juvenile arthritis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified (M08.0-)
    Juvenile arthritis, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Juvenile arthritis of hand
ICD-10-CM M08.949 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 M08.949 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 M08.949
M08.921 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, right elbow
M08.922 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, left elbow
M08.929 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, unspecified elbow
M08.93 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, wrist
M08.931 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, right wrist
M08.932 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, left wrist
M08.939 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, unspecified wrist
M08.94 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, hand
M08.941 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, right hand
M08.942 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, left hand
M08.949 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, unspecified hand
M08.95 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, hip
M08.951 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, right hip
M08.952 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, left hip
M08.959 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, unspecified hip
M08.96 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, knee
M08.961 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, right knee
M08.962 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, left knee
M08.969 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, unspecified knee
M08.97 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, ankle and foot
M08.971 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, right ankle and foot

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