M08.9A - Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, other specified site

Version 2023
ICD-10:M08.9A
Short Description:Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, other specified site
Long Description:Juvenile arthritis, unspecified, other specified site
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Inflammatory polyarthropathies (M05-M14)
      • Juvenile arthritis (M08)

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:

Replacement Code

M089A replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Patient Education


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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