M96.A is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of fracture of ribs, sternum and thorax associated with compression of the chest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 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 Fx ribs, stern thrx assoc w comprsn chest & cardiopulm resus
Non-specific codes like M96.A 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 fx ribs, stern thrx assoc w comprsn chest & cardiopulm resus:
New 2023 ICD-10 Code
M96.A is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2023, effective October 1, 2022. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2022. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2023 (October 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023).
- FY 2023 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023