M25.249 - Flail joint, unspecified hand

Version 2023
ICD-10:M25.249
Short Description:Flail joint, unspecified hand
Long Description:Flail joint, unspecified hand
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other joint disorders (M20-M25)
      • Other joint disorder, not elsewhere classified (M25)

M25.249 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of flail joint, unspecified hand. 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 M25.249 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.

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
M25.249718.84 - Jt derangement NEC-hand
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

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