ICD-10-CM Code M50.1
Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy
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.
ICD Code M50.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of M50.1 that describes the diagnosis 'cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy' in more detail.
- M50.1 Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code M50 is used to code Spinal disease
Spinal disease (also known as a dorsopathy) refers to a condition impairing the backbone. These include various diseases of the back or spine ("dorso-"), such as kyphosis. Dorsalgia refers to those conditions causing back pain. An example is scoliosis.
|MeSH Codes:||D013122, D013122, D013122, D013122, D013122,|
|ICD 9 Codes:||720, 721, 722, 723, 724, 720.721722723724|
Coding Notes for M50.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-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."
- Brachial radiculitis NOS - instead, use code M54.13
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M50.1 - Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M50.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.