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ICD-10-CM Code M1A
Chronic gout

NON-BILLABLE
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 M1A is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of M1A that describes the diagnosis 'chronic gout' in more detail.


Coding Notes for M1A Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code to identify:
Autonomic neuropathy in diseases classified elsewhere See code G99.0
Calculus of urinary tract in diseases classified elsewhere See Code N22
Cardiomyopathy in diseases classified elsewhere See Code I43
Disorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere (H61.1-, H62.8-) See code H61.1-
Disorders of iris and ciliary body in diseases classified elsewhere See Code H22
Glomerular disorders in diseases classified elsewhere See Code N08
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Acute gout - instead, use code M10.-
Gout NOS - instead, use code M10.-
7th Character Extension Notes:

What is 7th Character Extension?

For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category M1A See code M1A

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M1A - Chronic gout'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M1A. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


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