2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.5

Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M71.5 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M71.5 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M71.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 M71.5 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as M71.5. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • bursitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.9

    Bursopathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bursitis NOS
    M71.9-
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (M71.5) and the excluded code together.
  • bursitis of shoulder (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M75.5

    Bursitis of shoulder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    M75.5
    )
  • bursitis of tibial collateral [Pellegrini-Stieda] (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M76.4

    Tibial collateral bursitis [Pellegrini-Stieda]

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    M76.4-
    )
The following code(s) above M71.5 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 M71.5:
  • 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
  • M71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71

    Other bursopathies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • bunion (M20.1)
    • bursitis related to use, overuse or pressure (M70.-)
    • enthesopathies (M76-M77)
    Other bursopathies
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M71.5
M71.46 Calcium deposit in bursa, knee
M71.461 Calcium deposit in bursa, right knee
M71.462 Calcium deposit in bursa, left knee
M71.469 Calcium deposit in bursa, unspecified knee
M71.47 Calcium deposit in bursa, ankle and foot
M71.471 Calcium deposit in bursa, right ankle and foot
M71.472 Calcium deposit in bursa, left ankle and foot
M71.479 Calcium deposit in bursa, unspecified ankle and foot
M71.48 …… other site
M71.49 …… multiple sites
M71.5 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified
M71.50 …… unspecified site
M71.52 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified, elbow
M71.521 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified, right elbow
M71.522 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified, left elbow
M71.529 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified, unspecified elbow
M71.53 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified, wrist
M71.531 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified, right wrist
M71.532 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified, left wrist
M71.539 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified, unspecified wrist
M71.54 Other bursitis, not elsewhere classified, hand

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