M11.8 - Other specified crystal arthropathies

Version 2023
ICD-10:M11.8
Short Description:Other specified crystal arthropathies
Long Description:Other specified crystal arthropathies
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Inflammatory polyarthropathies (M05-M14)
      • Other crystal arthropathies (M11)

M11.8 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 other specified crystal arthropathies. 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.

Clinical Information

Specific Coding for Other specified crystal arthropathies

Non-specific codes like M11.8 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 other specified crystal arthropathies:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.80 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, unspecified site
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M11.81 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, shoulder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.811 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, right shoulder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.812 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, left shoulder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.819 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, unspecified shoulder
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M11.82 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, elbow
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.821 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, right elbow
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.822 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, left elbow
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.829 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, unspecified elbow
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M11.83 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, wrist
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.831 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, right wrist
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.832 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, left wrist
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.839 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, unspecified wrist
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M11.84 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, hand
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.841 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, right hand
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.842 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, left hand
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.849 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, unspecified hand
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M11.85 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, hip
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.851 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, right hip
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.852 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, left hip
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.859 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, unspecified hip
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M11.86 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, knee
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.861 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, right knee
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.862 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, left knee
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.869 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, unspecified knee
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M11.87 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, ankle and foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.871 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, right ankle and foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.872 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, left ankle and foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.879 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, unspecified ankle and foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.88 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, vertebrae
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M11.89 for Other specified crystal arthropathies, multiple sites

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:

Patient Education


Arthritis

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Types of arthritis include:

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