2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M47.27

Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, lumbosacral region

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M47.27 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM M47.27 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M47.27 - other international versions of ICD-10 M47.27 may differ.
The following code(s) above M47.27 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 M47.27:
  • M00-M99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    • 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
  • M47
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M47


      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • arthrosis or osteoarthritis of spine
    • degeneration of facet joints
ICD-10-CM M47.27 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc

Convert M47.27 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M47.27:
  • Spondylosis M47.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M47.9

    Spondylosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • with
      • radiculopathy M47.20
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M47.20

        Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, site unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • lumbosacral region M47.27

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M47.27
M47.15 …… thoracolumbar region
M47.16 …… lumbar region
M47.2 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy
M47.20 …… site unspecified
M47.21 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M47.22 …… cervical region
M47.23 …… cervicothoracic region
M47.24 …… thoracic region
M47.25 …… thoracolumbar region
M47.26 …… lumbar region
M47.27 …… lumbosacral region
M47.28 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M47.8 Other spondylosis
M47.81 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopathy
M47.811 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M47.812 …… cervical region
M47.813 …… cervicothoracic region
M47.814 …… thoracic region
M47.815 …… thoracolumbar region
M47.816 …… lumbar region
M47.817 …… lumbosacral region

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