2022 ICD-10-CM Code M95
Other acquired deformities of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

Version 2022
ICD-10:M95
Short Description:Oth acquired deformities of ms sys and connective tissue
Long Description:Other acquired deformities of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
Status: Not Valid for Submission

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other disorders of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M95)
      • Oth acquired deformities of ms sys and connective tissue (M95)

M95 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 acquired deformities of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue. 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 Oth acquired deformities of ms sys and connective tissue

Non-specific codes like M95 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 oth acquired deformities of ms sys and connective tissue:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.0 for Acquired deformity of nose
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M95.1 for Cauliflower ear
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.10 for Cauliflower ear, unspecified ear
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.11 for Cauliflower ear, right ear
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.12 for Cauliflower ear, left ear
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.2 for Other acquired deformity of head
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.3 for Acquired deformity of neck
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.4 for Acquired deformity of chest and rib
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.5 for Acquired deformity of pelvis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.8 for Other specified acquired deformities of musculoskeletal system
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M95.9 for Acquired deformity of musculoskeletal system, unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code M95:


Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

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)