Qualifing ICD-10 Codes



Attention Doctor’s

Health Insurance Guideline’s for Coverage:

In Order for Health Insurance to approve Durable Medical Equipment, please meet the following criteria to qualify, which must be documented in the beneficiary medical record.

Please specify BRACE instead of SUPPORT on prescriptions, including in progress notes and medical summary. In the progress notes plan, it must state the items you are prescribing.


Qualifying ICD-10 Codes for Braces below:


Lumbar Back Brace                                                                             

  • Chronic Lumbago (M54.4)                                                                           
  • Spinal Stenosis (M48.08)
  • Lumbar Disc Displacement (M51.26)
  • Lumbosacral Spondylosis (M47.817)
  • Scoliosis (M41.08)

Knee Brace                                                              

  • Chronic Knee Joint Pain (M25.561)         
  • Meniscal Cartilage Derangement (M23.205)
  • Knee Ligaments disruption (M23.50)
  • Dislocation of knee (S83.219A)
  • Osteoarthritis (M17.10)

Ankle Brace                                             

  • Sprain of ankle (S93.40)         
  • Arthritis of ankle (M19.07)                     

 Wrist Brace 

  • Carpal Tunnel (G56.00) 
  • Osteoarthritis (M15-19) 

 Elbow Brace

  • Tennis Elbow (M77.1)
  • Osteoarthritis (M15-19)