ICD-10-CM Code M96.821

Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during other procedure

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M96.821 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during other procedure. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:M96.821
Short Description:Acc pnctr & lac of a ms structure during oth procedure
Long Description:Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during other 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 M96.821 are found in the index:


Convert M96.821 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