2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M94.8X

Other specified disorders of cartilage

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M94.8X should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M94.8X became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M94.8X - other international versions of ICD-10 M94.8X may differ.
The following code(s) above M94.8X 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 M94.8X:
  • 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
  • M91-M94
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M91-M94

    Chondropathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural chondropathies (M96.-)
    Chondropathies
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 M94.8X:
  • Chondritis M94.8X9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M94.8X9

    Other specified disorders of cartilage, unspecified sites

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • purulent M94.8X-
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M94.8X
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
M94.3 Chondrolysis
M94.35 Chondrolysis, hip
M94.351 Chondrolysis, right hip
M94.352 Chondrolysis, left hip
M94.359 Chondrolysis, unspecified hip
M94.8 Other specified disorders of cartilage
M94.8X Other specified disorders of cartilage
M94.8X0 …… multiple sites
M94.8X1 …… shoulder
M94.8X2 …… upper arm
M94.8X3 …… forearm
M94.8X4 …… hand
M94.8X5 …… thigh
M94.8X6 …… lower leg
M94.8X7 …… ankle and foot
M94.8X8 …… other site
M94.8X9 …… unspecified sites

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