2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M26.609

Unspecified temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified side

    2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M26.609 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unspecified TMJ joint disorder, unspecified side
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M26.609 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M26.609 - other international versions of ICD-10 M26.609 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder NOS
The following code(s) above M26.609 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 M26.609:
  • 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
  • M26-M27
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M26-M27

    Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] and other disorders of jaw

    Type 1 Excludes
    • hemifacial atrophy or hypertrophy (Q67.4)
    • unilateral condylar hyperplasia or hypoplasia (M27.8)
    Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] and other disorders of jaw
  • M26.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M26.6

    Temporomandibular joint disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • current temporomandibular joint dislocation (S03.0)
    • current temporomandibular joint sprain (S03.4)
    Temporomandibular joint disorders
ICD-10-CM M26.609 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face, mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face, mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face, mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy without cc/mcc
  • 157 Dental and oral diseases with mcc
  • 158 Dental and oral diseases with cc
  • 159 Dental and oral diseases without cc/mcc

Convert M26.609 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): New code
  • 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 M26.609
M26.54 Insufficient anterior guidance
M26.55 Centric occlusion maximum intercuspation discrepancy
M26.56 Non-working side interference
M26.57 Lack of posterior occlusal support
M26.59 Other dentofacial functional abnormalities
M26.6 Temporomandibular joint disorders
M26.60 Temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified
M26.601 Right temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified
M26.602 Left temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified
M26.603 Bilateral temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified
M26.609 Unspecified temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified side
M26.61 Adhesions and ankylosis of temporomandibular joint
M26.611 Adhesions and ankylosis of right temporomandibular joint
M26.612 Adhesions and ankylosis of left temporomandibular joint
M26.613 Adhesions and ankylosis of bilateral temporomandibular joint
M26.619 …… unspecified side
M26.62 Arthralgia of temporomandibular joint
M26.621 Arthralgia of right temporomandibular joint
M26.622 Arthralgia of left temporomandibular joint
M26.623 Arthralgia of bilateral temporomandibular joint
M26.629 …… unspecified side

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