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ICD-10-CM Code M43.1

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 M43.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of M43.1 that describes the diagnosis 'spondylolisthesis' in more detail.

The ICD code M431 is used to code Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is the forward displacement of a vertebra, especially the fifth lumbar vertebra, most commonly occurring after a fracture. Backward displacement is referred to as retrolisthesis.

Specialty: Orthopedics
MeSH Codes: D013168, D013168
ICD 9 Codes: 738.4, 756.12

X-ray of the lateral lumbar spine with a grade III spondylolisthesis at the L5-S1 level.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for M43.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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 traumatic of lumbosacral region - instead, use code S33.1
Acute traumatic of sites other than lumbosacral- code to Fracture, vertebra, by region
Congenital spondylolisthesis - instead, use code Q76.2

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M43.1 - Spondylolisthesis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M43.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: M43 - Other deforming dorsopathies

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