Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 715.12
Osteoarthrosis, localized, primary, upper arm
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Loc prim osteoart-up/arm.
  • ICD-9-CM 715.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 715.12 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 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 715.12.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 715.12: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 715.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M19.029 Primary osteoarthritis, unspecified elbow
Approximate Synonyms
  • Idiopathic osteoarthritis of elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of left elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of right elbow
  • Primary osteoarthritis of elbow
  • Primary osteoarthritis of L elbow
  • Primary osteoarthritis of left elbow
  • Primary osteoarthritis of R elbow
  • Primary osteoarthritis of right elbow
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