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ICD-10-CM Code M25.5
Pain in joint

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 M25.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of M25.5 that describes the diagnosis 'pain in joint' in more detail.


The ICD code M255 is used to code Arthralgia

Arthralgia (from Greek arthro-, joint + -algos, pain) literally means joint pain; it is a symptom of injury, infection, illnesses (in particular arthritis) or an allergic reaction to medication.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Code: D018771
ICD 9 Code: 719.4
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for M25.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Pain in hand - instead, use code M79.64-
Pain in fingers - instead, use code M79.64-
Pain in foot - instead, use code M79.67-
Pain in limb - instead, use code M79.6-
Pain in toes - instead, use code M79.67-

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ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M25.5 - Pain in joint'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M25.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: M25 - Other joint disorder, not elsewhere classified

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