M25.279 - Flail joint, unspecified ankle and foot

Version 2023
ICD-10:M25.279
Short Description:Flail joint, unspecified ankle and foot
Long Description:Flail joint, unspecified ankle and foot
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)

M25.279 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of flail joint, unspecified ankle and foot. 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 M25.279 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
M25.279718.87 - Jt derangement NEC-ankle
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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