M08.9A is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of juvenile arthritis, unspecified, other specified site. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like M08.9A are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
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:
M089A replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a type of arthritis that affects children. It causes joint pain, swelling, warmth, stiffness, and loss of motion.
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- FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
- FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
- FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021