2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M08.98

Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, vertebrae

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • M08.98 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 M08.98 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M08.98 - other international versions of ICD-10 M08.98 may differ.
The following code(s) above M08.98 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 M08.98:
  • 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 vertebra
  • Juvenile arthritis of vertebrae
ICD-10-CM M08.98 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 M08.98 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M08.98:
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) M19.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M19.90

    Unspecified osteoarthritis, unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arthrosis NOS
    • Arthritis NOS
    • Osteoarthritis NOS
    • juvenile M08.90
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M08.90

      Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, unspecified site

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • vertebra M08.98

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M08.98
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
M08.972 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, left ankle and foot
M08.979 Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, unspecified ankle and foot
M08.98 …… vertebrae
M08.99 …… multiple sites
M1A Chronic gout
M1A.0 Idiopathic chronic gout
M1A.00 Idiopathic chronic gout, unspecified site
M1A.00X0 …… without tophus (tophi)
M1A.00X1 …… with tophus (tophi)
M1A.01 Idiopathic chronic gout, shoulder
M1A.011 Idiopathic chronic gout, right shoulder
M1A.0110 …… without tophus (tophi)
M1A.0111 …… with tophus (tophi)

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