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ICD-10-CM Code M50.13
Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy, cervicothoracic region

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

M50.13 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy, cervicothoracic region. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Codes: D013122, D013122, D013122, D013122, D013122,
ICD 9 Codes: 720, 721, 722, 723, 724, 720.721722723724
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for M50.13 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
C7-T1 disc disorder with radiculopathy
C8 radiculopathy due to disc disorder

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'M50.13 - Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy, cervicothoracic region'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M50.13. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other and unspecified disc disorder, cervical region (approximate match)

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 M50.13 and a single ICD9 code, 722.91 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: M50.1 - Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy

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