M51.26 Icd-10-Cm Code For Other Intervertebral Disc Displacements, Lumbar Region

M51.26 ICD-10-CM code is used to diagnose “Other intervertebral disc displacements, lumbar region.”

  • M51.26 is a billable/specific ICD10 code that can be used to display a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • ICD-10-CM M51.26, 2022 edition became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • M51.26 is for Other intervertebral disc displacements, lumbar region.
  • M51.26 ICD-10-CM version is for the United state of America. ICD-10-CM M51.26 may be different for other countries.

The following code may be applicable for M51.26

  • M00-M99: Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
  • M50-M54: Other dorsopathies
  • M51: Thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorders
  • M51.2: Other thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbosacral intervertebral disc displacements

Here are the Approximate Synonyms for M51.26

  • Lumbar disc herniation
  • Herniation of the lumbar intervertebral disc
  • Prolapsed lumbar intervertebral disc
  • Displacement of lumbar intervertebral disc
  • Removal of the lumbar intervertebral disc without myelopathy

ICD-10-CM M51.26 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v40.0):

  • 551 Medical back issues with mcc
  • 552 Medical back issues without mcc

Convert M51.26 to ICD-9-CM

Code History table since 2017

  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2021): No change

Code annotations, including back-references to M51.26:

  • Code First: M51.A0, M51.A1, M51.A2

Diagnosis Index entries, including back-references to M51.26:

  • Displacement, displaced
  • intervertebral disc NEC
    • lumbar region M51.26

Reimbursement assertions with a service date on or after October 1, 2015, require using ICD-10-CM codes.

What is diagnosis code M51 26?

ICD-10-CM Code M51.26 is a medical classification for Other intervertebral disc displacements, the lumbar region as listed by WHO under the range of Dorsopathies.


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