ICD-10-CM Code M48.15
Ankylosing hyperostosis [Forestier], thoracolumbar region
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M48.15 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of ankylosing hyperostosis [Forestier], thoracolumbar region. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M481 is used to code Ankylosing hyperostosis
Ankylosing hyperostosis is a form of dorsopathy.
|ICD 9 Code:||721.6|
- DRG Group #551-552 - Medical back problems with MCC.
- DRG Group #551-552 - Medical back problems without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M48.15 - Ankylosing hyperostosis [Forestier], thoracolumbar region'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code M48.15 and a single ICD9 code, 721.6 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.