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ICD-10-CM Code M70
Soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure

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 M70 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of M70 that describes the diagnosis 'soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure' in more detail.

The ICD code M70 is used to code Soft tissue disorder

Soft tissue disorders are medical conditions affecting soft tissue.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Codes: , , , , , D012090, D012090, D012090, D012090, D012090, D012090, D012090, D012090, D012090
ICD 9 Codes: 725, 726, 727, 728, 729, E927.1, E927.3, E927.4, E927.5, E927.6, E927.7, E927.8, E927.9, 727.2
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Coding Notes for M70 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Soft tissue disorders of occupational origin
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
External cause code to identify activity causing disorder See code Y93.-
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."
Bursitis NOS - instead, use code M71.9-
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Bursitis of shoulder - instead, use code M75.5
Enthesopathies - instead, use Section M76-M77
Pressure ulcer (pressure area) - instead, use code L89.-

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