Degenerative Arthritis ICD 9 Code


Billable Medical Code for Osteoarthrosis Unspecified Whether Generalized or Localized

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 715.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 715.9.

Degenerative Arthritis Definition and Symptoms

Degenerative arthritis is a type of arthritis that is caused by inflammation, breakdown, and loss of cartilage due to wear and tear. This is the most common form of arthritis and most commonly affects the hands, feet, hips, and knees. Symptoms include a grating sound when using the joint, limited mobility in the joint, and pain in the joint.