ICD-10-CM Code M96.82

Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a procedure

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

M96.82 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a procedure. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:M96.82
Short Description:Accidental pnctr & lac of a ms structure dur proc
Long Description:Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a procedure

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

  • M96.820 - Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a musculoskeletal system procedure
  • M96.821 - Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during other procedure

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