ICD-10-CM Code M76.6
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code M76.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M76.6 that describes the diagnosis 'achilles tendinitis' in more detail.
- M76.6 Achilles tendinitis NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code M766 is used to code Achilles tendinitis
Achilles tendinitis (also Achilles tenosynovitis or Achilles tendinopathy) is tendinitis of the Achilles tendon, generally caused by overuse of the affected limb and is more common among athletes training under less than ideal conditions. It should not be confused with xanthoma of the tendon, which is the accumulation of cholesterol in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.
|ICD 9 Code:||726.71|
Coding Notes for M76.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Achilles bursitis
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M76.6 - Achilles tendinitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M76.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.