Billable Medical Code for Osteoarthrosis, Generalized, Multiple Sites
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 715.09
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 715.09.
The Short Description Is: General osteoarthrosis.
Generalized osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative joint disease involving multiple joints, generalized osteoarthritis, and osteoarthritis generalized.
Generalized Osteoarthritis Definition and Symptoms
Generalized osteoarthritis is arthritis in three or more joints or groups of joints. The most commonly affected joints are the spine, knees, hips, tips of fingers, and the big toe. Symptoms include deep achy joints, reduced range of motion, and stiffness during rest.