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ICD-10-CM Code M26.6
Temporomandibular joint disorders

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 M26.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of M26.6 that describes the diagnosis 'temporomandibular joint disorders' in more detail.


Coding Notes for M26.6 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."
Current temporomandibular joint dislocation - instead, use code S03.0
Current temporomandibular joint sprain - instead, use code S03.4

Parent Code: M26 - Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion]

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/M266