M25.64 - Stiffness of hand, not elsewhere classified

Version 2023
ICD-10:M25.64
Short Description:Stiffness of hand, not elsewhere classified
Long Description:Stiffness of hand, not elsewhere classified
Status: Not 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)

M25.64 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 stiffness of hand, not elsewhere classified. 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.

Specific Coding for Stiffness of hand, not elsewhere classified

Non-specific codes like M25.64 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 stiffness of hand, not elsewhere classified:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M25.641 for Stiffness of right hand, not elsewhere classified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M25.642 for Stiffness of left hand, not elsewhere classified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M25.649 for Stiffness of unspecified hand, not elsewhere classified

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


Hand Injuries and Disorders

No matter how old you are or what you do for a living, you are always using your hands. When there is something wrong with them, you may not be able to do your regular activities.

Hand problems include :


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