ICD-10-CM Code M79.642
Pain in left hand
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M79.642 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pain in left hand. 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
- 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 M79.642 and a single ICD9 code, 729.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.