ICD-10-CM Code M54.8
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 M54.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of M54.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other dorsalgia' in more detail.
The ICD code M54 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 M54.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M54.8 - Other dorsalgia'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M54.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.