M02.02 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, elbow

Version 2023
ICD-10:M02.02
Short Description:Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, elbow
Long Description:Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, elbow
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Infectious arthropathies (M00-M02)
      • Postinfective and reactive arthropathies (M02)

M02.02 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of arthropathy following intestinal bypass, elbow. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, elbow

Non-specific codes like M02.02 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for arthropathy following intestinal bypass, elbow:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M02.021 for Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, right elbow
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M02.022 for Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, left elbow
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M02.029 for Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified elbow

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index:

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