Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 716.98
Arthropathy, unspecified, other specified sites
  • Short description: Arthropathy NOS-oth site.
  • ICD-9-CM 716.98 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 716.98 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 716.98: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 716.98 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M12.9 Arthropathy, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Arthropathy (joint disease) of facet joint
  • Arthropathy of bilat sacroiliac joints
  • Arthropathy of bilateral sacroiliac joints
  • Arthropathy of cervical spine facet joint
  • Arthropathy of facet joint
  • Arthropathy of left sacroiliac joint
  • Arthropathy of lumbar facet joint
  • Arthropathy of lumbosacral spine
  • Arthropathy of right sacroiliac joint
  • Arthropathy of spinal facet joint
  • Arthropathy of thoracic facet
  • Arthropathy of thoracic facet joint
  • Cervical spine joint inflamed
  • Disorder of joint of lumbosacral vertebra
  • Lumbosacral arthropathy
  • Sacral arthritis
  • Thoracic facet arthropathy
  • Thoracic spine joint inflamed
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