2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70.99

Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure multiple sites

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M70.99 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unsp soft tissue disord related to use/pressure mult sites
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M70.99 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M70.99 - other international versions of ICD-10 M70.99 may differ.
The following code(s) above M70.99 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to M70.99:
  • M00-M99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the musculoskeletal condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the musculoskeletal condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthropathic psoriasis (L40.5-)
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
  • M70
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70

    Soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • soft tissue disorders of occupational origin
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • bursitis of shoulder (M75.5)
    • enthesopathies (M76-M77)
    • pressure ulcer (pressure area) (L89.-)
    Use Additional
    • external cause code to identify activity causing disorder (Y93.-)
    Soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure
Approximate Synonyms
  • Overuse disorder of soft tissues, multiple sites
  • Repetitive strain injury of multiple sites
ICD-10-CM M70.99 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 555 Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with mcc
  • 556 Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without mcc

Convert M70.99 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M70.99:
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • soft tissue M79.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.9

      Soft tissue disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • due to use, overuse and pressure M70.90
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70.90

        Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure of unspecified site

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • multiple sites M70.99

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M70.99
M70.959 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified thigh
M70.96 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure lower leg
M70.961 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, right lower leg
M70.962 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, left lower leg
M70.969 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified lower leg
M70.97 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure of ankle and foot
M70.971 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, right ankle and foot
M70.972 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, left ankle and foot
M70.979 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified ankle and foot
M70.98 …… other
M70.99 …… multiple sites
M71 Other bursopathies
M71.0 Abscess of bursa
M71.00 …… unspecified site
M71.01 Abscess of bursa, shoulder
M71.011 Abscess of bursa, right shoulder
M71.012 Abscess of bursa, left shoulder
M71.019 Abscess of bursa, unspecified shoulder
M71.02 Abscess of bursa, elbow
M71.021 Abscess of bursa, right elbow
M71.022 Abscess of bursa, left elbow

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.