ICD-10-CM Code M08.44
Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, hand
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code M08.44 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M08.44 that describes the diagnosis 'pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, hand' in more detail.
- M08.44 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, hand NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code M08 is used to code Childhood arthritis
Childhood arthritis, also known as juvenile arthritis (JA), is any form of arthritis or arthritis-related conditions which affects individuals under the age of 16. Juvenile arthritis is a chronic, autoimmune disease affecting approximately 294,000–250,000 children and teens making juvenile arthritis one of the most common childhood diseases in the US. Three classifications of juvenile arthritis exist—juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), juvenile chronic arthritis (JCA), and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) of which, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is the most common.
|ICD 9 Code:||714.30|
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M08.44 - Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, hand'
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