Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.85
Other joint derangement, not elsewhere classified, pelvic region and thigh
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 718.85 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 718.85 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.85 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M24.859 Other specific joint derangements of unspecified hip, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acetabular labrum tear
  • Bilateral unstable hip
  • Flail hip
  • Flail joint of bilat hips
  • Flail joint of bilateral hips
  • Flail joint of hip
  • Flail joint of L hip
  • Flail joint of left hip
  • Flail joint of R hip
  • Flail joint of right hip
  • Hip joint hypermobility
  • Hip unstable
  • Instability of bilat hip joints
  • Instability of bilateral hip joints
  • Instability of hip
  • Instability of joint of pelvis
  • Instability of left hip joint
  • Instability of right hip joint
  • Instability of symphysis pubis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.85:
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