ICD-10 Challenge August 28, 2015

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Thu Aug 27, 2015 8:24 am

Identify the proper code(s) for:

DJD, generalized
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Fri Aug 28, 2015 11:40 am

M15.9
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Fri Aug 28, 2015 12:01 pm

I agree, M15.9.
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Thu Sep 03, 2015 9:19 am

Thank you for your response, you are both correct. M15.9

Rationale: The abbreviation DJD stands for degenerative joint disease. The Alphabetic Index main term is either Degeneration, degenerative or Disease. A cross reference note refers the coder to "see Osteoarthritis". Main term Osteoarthritis, subterm generalized results in code M15.9.
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