2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M84.443A

Pathological fracture, unspecified hand, initial encounter for fracture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M84.443A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Pathological fracture, unsp hand, init encntr for fracture
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM M84.443A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M84.443A - other international versions of ICD-10 M84.443A may differ.
The following code(s) above M84.443A 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 M84.443A:
  • M00-M99
    2021 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
  • M84
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M84

    Disorder of continuity of bone

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • traumatic fracture of bone-see fracture, by site
    Disorder of continuity of bone
  • M84.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M84.4

    Pathological fracture, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic fracture
    • Pathological fracture NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • personal history of (healed) pathological fracture (Z87.311)
    Pathological fracture, not elsewhere classified
ICD-10-CM M84.443A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 542 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy with mcc
  • 543 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy with cc
  • 544 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert M84.443A 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M84.443A
M84.441P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
M84.441S …… sequela
M84.442 Pathological fracture, left hand
M84.442A …… initial encounter for fracture
M84.442D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M84.442G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M84.442K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
M84.442P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
M84.442S …… sequela
M84.443 Pathological fracture, unspecified hand
M84.443A …… initial encounter for fracture
M84.443D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M84.443G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M84.443K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
M84.443P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
M84.443S …… sequela
M84.444 Pathological fracture, right finger(s)
M84.444A …… initial encounter for fracture
M84.444D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M84.444G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M84.444K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion

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