ICD-10-CM Code M51.4
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 M51.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of M51.4 that describes the diagnosis 'schmorl's nodes' in more detail.
- M51.4 Schmorl's nodes NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code M514 is used to code Schmorl's nodes
Schmorl's nodes or Schmorl's nodules are protrusions of the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc through the vertebral body endplate and into the adjacent vertebra.
|ICD 9 Code:||722.30|
X-ray image of Schmorl's nodes in the lumbar spine
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M51.4 - Schmorl's nodes'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M51.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.