ICD-10-CM Code M1A.149
Lead-induced chronic gout, unspecified 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.
7th Character RequiredCode requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
ICD Code M1A.149 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'lead-induced chronic gout, unspecified hand' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:
|7th Digit||Billable Code||7th Digit Specifies|
|0||M1A.1490||without tophus (tophi)|
|1||M1A.1491||with tophus (tophi)|