2022 ICD-10-CM Code M92.3

Other juvenile osteochondrosis, upper limb

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:M92.3
Short Description:Other juvenile osteochondrosis, upper limb
Long Description:Other juvenile osteochondrosis, upper limb

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Chondropathies (M91-M94)
      • Other juvenile osteochondrosis (M92)

M92.3 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other juvenile osteochondrosis, upper limb. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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 Other juvenile osteochondrosis, upper limb

Non-specific codes like M92.3 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 juvenile osteochondrosis, upper limb:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.30 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis, unspecified upper limb
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.31 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis, right upper limb
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.32 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis, left upper limb

Index to Diseases and Injuries

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 the code M92.3 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Bone Diseases

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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)