ICD-10-CM Code M96.0

Pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M96.0 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code M96.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis or pseudarthrosis following spinal fusion.

ICD-10:M96.0
Short Description:Pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis
Long Description:Pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis

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 M96.0 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis
  • Pseudarthrosis following spinal fusion

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code M96.0 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 559 - AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC
  • 560 - AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH CC
  • 561 - AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert M96.0 to ICD-9

  • 996.49 - Mech com orth dev NEC (Approximate Flag)
  • V45.4 - Arthrodesis status (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified (M96)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of ms sys, NEC (M96)

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