ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017

See: Pyogenic arthritis

M00.8 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Arthritis and polyarthritis due to other bacteria
Use Additional Code
  • code (B96) to identify bacteria

More specific codes for Arthritis and polyarthritis due to other bacteria

  • M00.80 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, unspecified joint
  • M00.81 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, shoulder
    • M00.811 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, right shoulder
    • M00.812 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, left shoulder
    • M00.819 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, unspecified shoulder
  • M00.82 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, elbow
    • M00.821 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, right elbow
    • M00.822 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, left elbow
    • M00.829 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, unspecified elbow
  • M00.83 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, wrist
    • M00.831 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, right wrist
    • M00.832 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, left wrist
    • M00.839 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, unspecified wrist
  • M00.84 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, hand
    • M00.841 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, right hand
    • M00.842 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, left hand
    • M00.849 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, unspecified hand
  • M00.85 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, hip
    • M00.851 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, right hip
    • M00.852 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, left hip
    • M00.859 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, unspecified hip
  • M00.86 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, knee
    • M00.861 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, right knee
    • M00.862 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, left knee
    • M00.869 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, unspecified knee
  • M00.87 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, ankle and foot
    • M00.871 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, right ankle and foot
    • M00.872 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, left ankle and foot
    • M00.879 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, unspecified ankle and foot
  • M00.88 - Arthritis due to other bacteria, vertebrae
  • M00.89 - Polyarthritis due to other bacteria

Related Terms to “Arthritis and polyarthritis due to other bacteria”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.