ICD-10-CM Code M79.603
Pain in arm, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M79.603 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pain in arm, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M79 is used to code Soft tissue disorder
Coding Notes for M79.603 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Pain in upper limb NOS
- DRG Group #555-556 - Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with MCC.
- DRG Group #555-556 - Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without MCC.
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 M79.603 and a single ICD9 code, 729.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.