M02.03 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, wrist

Version 2023
ICD-10:M02.03
Short Description:Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, wrist
Long Description:Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, wrist
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)

M02.03 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, wrist. 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, wrist

Non-specific codes like M02.03 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, wrist:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M02.031 for Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, right wrist
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M02.032 for Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, left wrist
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M02.039 for Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified wrist

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