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ICD-10-CM Code M89.5

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code M89.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of M89.5 that describes the diagnosis 'osteolysis' in more detail.

The ICD code M895 is used to code Osteolysis

Osteolysis is an active resorption of bone matrix by osteoclasts during the natural formation of healthy bones. Osteolysis can be seen as the reverse of ossification. Osteolysis often occurs in the proximity of a prosthesis that causes either an immunological response or changes in the bone's structural load. Osteolysis may also be caused by pathologies like bone tumors, cysts, or chronic inflammation.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Code: D010014
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for M89.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code to identify major osseous defect, if applicable See code M89.7-
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Periprosthetic osteolysis of internal prosthetic joint - instead, use code T84.05-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M89.5 - Osteolysis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M89.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: M89 - Other disorders of bone

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