ICD-10-CM Code M96.820

Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a musculoskeletal system procedure

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M96.820 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a musculoskeletal system procedure. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:M96.820
Short Description:Acc pnctr & lac of a ms structure during a ms sys procedure
Long Description:Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a musculoskeletal system procedure

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 M96.820 are found in the index:


Convert M96.820 to ICD-9

  • 998.2 - Accidental op laceration (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
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021