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ICD-10-CM Code M76
Enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot

NON-BILLABLE
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 M76 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of M76 that describes the diagnosis 'enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot' in more detail.


The ICD code M76 is used to code Enthesopathy

In medicine, an enthesopathy refers to a disorder involving the attachment of a tendon or ligament to a bone. This site of attachment is known as the entheses.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Code: D012216
ICD 9 Code: 726

Coding Notes for M76 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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 due to use, overuse and pressure - instead, use code M70.-
Enthesopathies of ankle and foot - instead, use code M77.5-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M76 - Enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M76. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


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