Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.02
Articular cartilage disorder, upper arm
  • Short description: Artic cartil dis-up/arm.
  • ICD-9-CM 718.02 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 718.02 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 718.02.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 718.02: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.02 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M24.129 Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified elbow
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.02:
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