2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M96.8

Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 - Revised Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M96.8 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Other intraop and postproc comp and disorders of ms sys, NEC
  • ICD-10-CM M96.8 is a revised 2019 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M96.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 M96.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above M96.8 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 M96.8:
  • M00-M99
    2019 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
  • M96
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M96

    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthropathy following intestinal bypass (M02.0-)
    • complications of internal orthopedic prosthetic devices, implants and grafts (T84.-)
    • disorders associated with osteoporosis (M80)
    • periprosthetic fracture around internal prosthetic joint (M97.-)
    • presence of functional implants and other devices (Z96-Z97)
    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified
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): Revised code
    • New description: Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified
    • 2018 description: Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified
Code annotations containing back-references to M96.8:
  • Type 1 Excludes: M25.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M25.3

    Other instability of joint

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • instability of joint secondary to old ligament injury (M24.2-)
    • instability of joint secondary to removal of joint prosthesis (M96.8-)
    Type 2 Excludes
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M96.8
M96.65 Fracture of pelvis following insertion of orthopedic implant, joint prosthesis, or bone plate
M96.66 Fracture of femur following insertion of orthopedic implant, joint prosthesis, or bone plate
M96.661 …… right leg
M96.662 …… left leg
M96.669 …… unspecified leg
M96.67 Fracture of tibia or fibula following insertion of orthopedic implant, joint prosthesis, or bone plate
M96.671 …… right leg
M96.672 …… left leg
M96.679 …… unspecified leg
M96.69 Fracture of other bone following insertion of orthopedic implant, joint prosthesis, or bone plate
M96.8 Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified
M96.81 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a musculoskeletal structure complicating a procedure
M96.810 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a musculoskeletal structure complicating a musculoskeletal system procedure
M96.811 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a musculoskeletal structure complicating other procedure
M96.82 Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a procedure
M96.820 Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a musculoskeletal system procedure
M96.821 Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during other procedure
M96.83 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a musculoskeletal structure following a procedure
M96.830 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a musculoskeletal structure following a musculoskeletal system procedure
M96.831 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a musculoskeletal structure following other procedure
M96.84 Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of a musculoskeletal structure following a procedure

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