ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
M12.5 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
Traumatic arthropathy
Excludes1
  • current injury-see Alphabetic Index
  • post-traumatic osteoarthritis NOS (M19.1-)
  • post-traumatic osteoarthritis of first carpometacarpal joint (M18.2-M18.3)
  • post-traumatic osteoarthritis of hip (M16.4-M16.5)
  • post-traumatic osteoarthritis of knee (M17.2-M17.3)
  • post-traumatic osteoarthritis of other single joints (M19.1-)

More specific codes for Traumatic arthropathy

  • M12.50 - Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified site
  • M12.51 - Traumatic arthropathy, shoulder
    • M12.511 - Traumatic arthropathy, right shoulder
    • M12.512 - Traumatic arthropathy, left shoulder
    • M12.519 - Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified shoulder
  • M12.52 - Traumatic arthropathy, elbow
    • M12.521 - Traumatic arthropathy, right elbow
    • M12.522 - Traumatic arthropathy, left elbow
    • M12.529 - Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified elbow
  • M12.53 - Traumatic arthropathy, wrist
    • M12.531 - Traumatic arthropathy, right wrist
    • M12.532 - Traumatic arthropathy, left wrist
    • M12.539 - Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified wrist
  • M12.54 - Traumatic arthropathy, hand
    • M12.541 - Traumatic arthropathy, right hand
    • M12.542 - Traumatic arthropathy, left hand
    • M12.549 - Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified hand
  • M12.55 - Traumatic arthropathy, hip
    • M12.551 - Traumatic arthropathy, right hip
    • M12.552 - Traumatic arthropathy, left hip
    • M12.559 - Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified hip
  • M12.56 - Traumatic arthropathy, knee
    • M12.561 - Traumatic arthropathy, right knee
    • M12.562 - Traumatic arthropathy, left knee
    • M12.569 - Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified knee
  • M12.57 - Traumatic arthropathy, ankle and foot
    • M12.571 - Traumatic arthropathy, right ankle and foot
    • M12.572 - Traumatic arthropathy, left ankle and foot
    • M12.579 - Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified ankle and foot
  • M12.58 - Traumatic arthropathy, other specified site
  • M12.59 - Traumatic arthropathy, multiple sites
See also ICD 10 code for
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.