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ICD-10-CM Code M05.17
Rheumatoid lung disease with rheumatoid arthritis of ankle and foot

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code M05.17 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M05.17 that describes the diagnosis 'rheumatoid lung disease w rheumatoid arthritis of ank/ft' in more detail.

The ICD code M051 is used to code Caplan's syndrome

Caplan's syndrome (or Caplan disease or Rheumatoid pneumoconiosis) is a combination of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and pneumoconiosis that manifests as intrapulmonary nodules, which appear homogenous and well-defined on chest X-ray.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Code: D002205
ICD 9 Code: 714.81
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for M05.17 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Rheumatoid lung disease with rheumatoid arthritis, tarsus, metatarsus and phalanges

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M05.17 - Rheumatoid lung disease with rheumatoid arthritis of ankle and foot'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M05.17. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: M05.1 - Rheumatoid lung disease with rheumatoid arthritis

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