ICD-10-CM Code M76.60
Achilles tendinitis, unspecified leg
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M76.60 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of achilles tendinitis, unspecified leg. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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|
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with MCC.
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without MCC.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider laterality specification
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code M76.60 and a single ICD9 code, 726.71 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.