Valid for Submission
M01.X69 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of direct infection of unspecified knee in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10 code M01.X69 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like arthritis due to viral infection or arthritis of knee due to viral infection.
|Short Description:||Direct infct of unsp knee in infec/parastc dis classd elswhr|
|Long Description:||Direct infection of unspecified knee in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere|
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
- Manifestation diagnoses - Manifestation codes describe the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Arthritis due to viral infection
- Arthritis of knee due to viral infection
Diagnostic Related Groups
The ICD-10 code M01.X69 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC). applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.
- 485 - KNEE PROCEDURES WITH PDX OF INFECTION WITH MCC
- 486 - KNEE PROCEDURES WITH PDX OF INFECTION WITH CC
- 487 - KNEE PROCEDURES WITH PDX OF INFECTION WITHOUT CC/MCC
Convert M01.X69 to ICD-9
- 711.46 - Bact arthritis-l/leg (Approximate Flag)
- 711.56 - Viral arthritis-l/leg (Approximate Flag)
- 711.66 - Mycotic arthritis-l/leg (Approximate Flag)
- 711.76 - Helminth arthrit-l/leg (Approximate Flag)
- 711.86 - Inf arthritis NEC-l/leg (Approximate Flag)
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
Infectious arthropathies (M00-M02)
Direct infect of joint in infec/parastc dis classd elswhr (M01)
- FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
(First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
- FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
- FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
- FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
- FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020