2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M94.259

Chondromalacia, unspecified hip

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M94.259 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 M94.259 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M94.259 - other international versions of ICD-10 M94.259 may differ.
The following code(s) above M94.259 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 M94.259:
  • 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
  • M91-M94
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range M91-M94

    Chondropathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural chondropathies (M96.-)
    Chondropathies
  • M94.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M94.2

    Chondromalacia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chondromalacia patellae (M22.4)
    Chondromalacia
ICD-10-CM M94.259 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 553 Bone diseases and arthropathies with mcc
  • 554 Bone diseases and arthropathies without mcc

Convert M94.259 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 M94.259:
  • Chondromalacia (systemic) M94.20
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M94.20

    Chondromalacia, unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • sacroiliac joint M94.259

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M94.259
M94.231 Chondromalacia, right wrist
M94.232 Chondromalacia, left wrist
M94.239 Chondromalacia, unspecified wrist
M94.24 Chondromalacia, joints of hand
M94.241 Chondromalacia, joints of right hand
M94.242 Chondromalacia, joints of left hand
M94.249 Chondromalacia, joints of unspecified hand
M94.25 Chondromalacia, hip
M94.251 Chondromalacia, right hip
M94.252 Chondromalacia, left hip
M94.259 Chondromalacia, unspecified hip
M94.26 Chondromalacia, knee
M94.261 Chondromalacia, right knee
M94.262 Chondromalacia, left knee
M94.269 Chondromalacia, unspecified knee
M94.27 Chondromalacia, ankle and joints of foot
M94.271 Chondromalacia, right ankle and joints of right foot
M94.272 Chondromalacia, left ankle and joints of left foot
M94.279 Chondromalacia, unspecified ankle and joints of foot
M94.28 …… other site
M94.29 …… multiple sites

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