2021 ICD-10-CM Code M80.0AXG

Age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, other site, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing

Version 2021
Billable Code
New Code
7th Character Code
Subsequent Code
Adult Diagnoses
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

M80.0AXG is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, other site, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing. The code M80.0AXG is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The code M80.0AXG is applicable to adult patients aged 15 through 124 years inclusive. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a patient outside the stated age range.

M80.0AXG is a subsequent encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used after the patient has completed active treatment for a condition like age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture other site for fracture with delayed healing. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "subsequent encounter" occurs when the patient is receiving routine care for the condition during the healing or recovery phase of treatment. Subsequent diagnosis codes are appropriate during the recovery phase, no matter how many times the patient has seen the provider for this condition. If the provider needs to adjust the patient's care plan due to a setback or other complication, the encounter becomes active again.

ICD-10:M80.0AXG
Short Description:Age-rel osteopor with current path fx, other site, 7thG
Long Description:Age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, other site, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing

Code Classification

New 2021 ICD-10 Code

M80.0AXG is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2021, effective October 1, 2020. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

Replacement Code

M800AXG replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021