2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M19.021

Primary osteoarthritis, right elbow

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M19.021 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M19.021 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M19.021 - other international versions of ICD-10 M19.021 may differ.
The following code(s) above M19.021 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 M19.021:
  • M00-M99
    2020 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
  • M15-M19
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M15-M19

    Osteoarthritis

    Type 2 Excludes
    • osteoarthritis of spine (M47.-)
    Osteoarthritis
  • M19
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M19

    Other and unspecified osteoarthritis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthrosis of spine (M47.-)
    • hallux rigidus (M20.2)
    • osteoarthritis of spine (M47.-)
    Other and unspecified osteoarthritis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Arthritis of bilat elbows
  • Arthritis of bilateral elbows
  • Arthritis of right elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of both elbows
  • Osteoarthritis of elbow, bilateral
  • Osteoarthritis of right elbow
  • Primary osteoarthritis of right elbow
ICD-10-CM M19.021 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 553 Bone diseases and arthropathies with mcc
  • 554 Bone diseases and arthropathies without mcc

Convert M19.021 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M19.021
M18.51 …… right hand
M18.52 …… left hand
M18.9 Osteoarthritis of first carpometacarpal joint, unspecified
M19 Other and unspecified osteoarthritis
M19.0 Primary osteoarthritis of other joints
M19.01 Primary osteoarthritis, shoulder
M19.011 Primary osteoarthritis, right shoulder
M19.012 Primary osteoarthritis, left shoulder
M19.019 Primary osteoarthritis, unspecified shoulder
M19.02 Primary osteoarthritis, elbow
M19.021 Primary osteoarthritis, right elbow
M19.022 Primary osteoarthritis, left elbow
M19.029 Primary osteoarthritis, unspecified elbow
M19.03 Primary osteoarthritis, wrist
M19.031 Primary osteoarthritis, right wrist
M19.032 Primary osteoarthritis, left wrist
M19.039 Primary osteoarthritis, unspecified wrist
M19.04 Primary osteoarthritis, hand
M19.041 Primary osteoarthritis, right hand
M19.042 Primary osteoarthritis, left hand
M19.049 Primary osteoarthritis, unspecified hand

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