ICD-10-CM Code M27.6

Endosseous dental implant failure

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

M27.6 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of endosseous dental implant failure. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Short Description:Endosseous dental implant failure
Long Description:Endosseous dental implant failure

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • M27.61 - Osseointegration failure of dental implant
  • M27.62 - Post-osseointegration biological failure of dental implant
  • M27.63 - Post-osseointegration mechanical failure of dental implant
  • M27.69 - Other endosseous dental implant failure

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] and other disorders of jaw (M26-M27)
      • Other diseases of jaws (M27)

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