ICD-10-CM Code M21.932

Unspecified acquired deformity of left forearm

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M21.932 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified acquired deformity of left forearm. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code M21.932 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acquired deformity of left forearm or acquired forearm deformity.

ICD-10:M21.932
Short Description:Unspecified acquired deformity of left forearm
Long Description:Unspecified acquired deformity of left forearm

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Acquired deformity of left forearm
  • Acquired forearm deformity

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code M21.932 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 564 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 565 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 566 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert M21.932 to ICD-9

  • 736.00 - Forearm deformity NOS (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other joint disorders (M20-M25)
      • Other acquired deformities of limbs (M21)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Arm Injuries and Disorders

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