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ICD-10-CM Code M62.0
Separation of muscle (nontraumatic)

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code M62.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of M62.0 that describes the diagnosis 'separation of muscle (nontraumatic)' in more detail.

The ICD code M620 is used to code Diastasis recti

Diastasis recti (also known as abdominal separation) is commonly defined as a gap of roughly 2.7 cm or greater between the two sides of the rectus abdominis muscle. This condition has no associated morbidity or mortality.

Specialty: Pediatrics
ICD 9 Code: 728.84

Diastasis recti in an infant

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for M62.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Diastasis of muscle
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Diastasis recti complicating pregnancy, labor and delivery - instead, use code O71.8
Traumatic separation of muscle- see strain of muscle by body region

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M62.0 - Separation of muscle (nontraumatic)'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M62.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: M62 - Other disorders of muscle

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