ICD-10-CM Code M80.88
Other osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, vertebra(e)
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.
7th Character RequiredCode requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
ICD Code M80.88 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'oth osteopor w current pathological fracture, vertebra(e)' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:
|7th Digit||Billable Code||7th Digit Specifies|
|A||M80.88XA||initial encounter for fracture|
|D||M80.88XD||subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing|
|G||M80.88XG||subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing|
|K||M80.88XK||subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion|
|P||M80.88XP||subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion|
What is 7th Character Extension?For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
The ICD code M80 is used to code Bone disease
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Pathological fracture of sacral vertebra due to secondary osteoporosis (disorder)
- Pathological fracture of vertebra due to secondary osteoporosis (disorder)
- Osteoporosis with pathological fracture of thoracic vertebrae (disorder)
- Osteoporosis with pathological fracture of cervical vertebrae (disorder)
- Osteoporotic vertebral collapse (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Episode of care information needed
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M80.88 - Other osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, vertebra(e)'
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