2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M89.168

Other physeal arrest of lower leg

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M89.168 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 M89.168 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M89.168 - other international versions of ICD-10 M89.168 may differ.
The following code(s) above M89.168 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 M89.168:
  • 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
  • M86-M90
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M86-M90

    Other osteopathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural osteopathies (M96.-)
    Other osteopathies
  • M89.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M89.1

    Physeal arrest

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arrest of growth plate
    • Epiphyseal arrest
    • Growth plate arrest
    Physeal arrest
ICD-10-CM M89.168 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 564 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with mcc
  • 565 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with cc
  • 566 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert M89.168 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M89.168:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M89.168
M89.159 …… unspecified
M89.16 Physeal arrest, lower leg
M89.160 Complete physeal arrest, right proximal tibia
M89.161 Complete physeal arrest, left proximal tibia
M89.162 Partial physeal arrest, right proximal tibia
M89.163 Partial physeal arrest, left proximal tibia
M89.164 Complete physeal arrest, right distal tibia
M89.165 Complete physeal arrest, left distal tibia
M89.166 Partial physeal arrest, right distal tibia
M89.167 Partial physeal arrest, left distal tibia
M89.168 Other physeal arrest of lower leg
M89.169 …… unspecified
M89.18 …… other site
M89.2 Other disorders of bone development and growth
M89.20 …… unspecified site
M89.21 Other disorders of bone development and growth, shoulder
M89.211 Other disorders of bone development and growth, right shoulder
M89.212 Other disorders of bone development and growth, left shoulder
M89.219 Other disorders of bone development and growth, unspecified shoulder
M89.22 Other disorders of bone development and growth, humerus
M89.221 Other disorders of bone development and growth, right humerus

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