M47.89 - Other spondylosis

Version 2023
Short Description:Other spondylosis
Long Description:Other spondylosis
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)

M47.89 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 other spondylosis. 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.

Clinical Information

Specific Coding for Other spondylosis

Non-specific codes like M47.89 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 other spondylosis:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M47.891 for Other spondylosis, occipito-atlanto-axial region
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M47.892 for Other spondylosis, cervical region
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M47.893 for Other spondylosis, cervicothoracic region
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M47.894 for Other spondylosis, thoracic region
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M47.895 for Other spondylosis, thoracolumbar region
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M47.896 for Other spondylosis, lumbar region
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M47.897 for Other spondylosis, lumbosacral region
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M47.898 for Other spondylosis, sacral and sacrococcygeal region
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M47.899 for Other spondylosis, site unspecified

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

Spine Injuries and Disorders

Your backbone, or spine, is made up of 26 bone discs called vertebrae. The vertebrae protect your spinal cord and allow you to stand and bend. A number of problems can change the structure of the spine or damage the vertebrae and surrounding tissue. They include:

Spinal diseases often cause pain when bone changes put pressure on the spinal cord or nerves. They can also limit movement. Treatments differ by disease, but sometimes they include back braces and surgery.

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