2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.8X7

Other specified deforming dorsopathies, lumbosacral region

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • M43.8X7 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 M43.8X7 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M43.8X7 - other international versions of ICD-10 M43.8X7 may differ.
The following code(s) above M43.8X7 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 M43.8X7:
  • 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
  • M43
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43

    Other deforming dorsopathies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis (Q76.2)
    • hemivertebra (Q76.3-Q76.4)
    • Klippel-Feil syndrome (Q76.1)
    • lumbarization and sacralization (Q76.4)
    • platyspondylisis (Q76.4)
    • spina bifida occulta (Q76.0)
    • spinal curvature in osteoporosis (M80.-)
    • spinal curvature in Paget's disease of bone [osteitis deformans] (M88.-)
    Other deforming dorsopathies
  • M43.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.8

    Other specified deforming dorsopathies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other specified deforming dorsopathies
ICD-10-CM M43.8X7 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 456 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions with mcc
  • 457 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions with cc
  • 458 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions without cc/mcc
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc

Convert M43.8X7 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 M43.8X7
M43.5X9 …… site unspecified
M43.6 Torticollis
M43.8 Other specified deforming dorsopathies
M43.8X Other specified deforming dorsopathies
M43.8X1 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M43.8X2 …… cervical region
M43.8X3 …… cervicothoracic region
M43.8X4 …… thoracic region
M43.8X5 …… thoracolumbar region
M43.8X6 …… lumbar region
M43.8X7 …… lumbosacral region
M43.8X8 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M43.8X9 …… site unspecified
M43.9 Deforming dorsopathy, unspecified
M45 Ankylosing spondylitis
M45.0 Ankylosing spondylitis of multiple sites in spine
M45.1 Ankylosing spondylitis of occipito-atlanto-axial region
M45.2 Ankylosing spondylitis of cervical region
M45.3 Ankylosing spondylitis of cervicothoracic region
M45.4 Ankylosing spondylitis of thoracic region
M45.5 Ankylosing spondylitis of thoracolumbar region

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