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ICD-10-CM Code M75.1
Rotator cuff tear or rupture, not specified as traumatic

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 M75.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M75.1 that describes the diagnosis 'rotator cuff tear or rupture, not specified as traumatic' in more detail.

The ICD code M751 is used to code Rotator cuff tear

A rotator cuff tear is a tear of one or more of the tendons of the four rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder. A rotator cuff 'injury' can include any type of irritation or overuse of those muscles or tendons, and is among the most common conditions affecting the shoulder.

Specialty: Orthopedics
MeSH Codes: , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 726.1, 727.61, 840.4

Muscles on the dorsum of the scapula, and the triceps brachii

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for M75.1 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.
Rotator cuff syndrome
Supraspinatus tear or rupture, not specified as traumatic
Supraspinatus syndrome
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."
Tear of rotator cuff, traumatic - instead, use code S46.01-

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Supraspinatus syndrome (disorder)

Parent Code: M75 - Shoulder lesions

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